More detail on this person: Theodore John Or Ted Dexter, 82 Obituaries Fayetteville Observer, The (NC) - Saturday, January 14, 2012 EASTOVER - Retired Chief Warrant Officer 3 Theodore John "Ted" Dexter, 82, of Eastover, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Mr. Dexter was a decorated Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired from the 82nd Airborne Division with 20 years of service and continued to work another 27 years for the Department of the Army at Fort Bragg. His awarded medals were: The Distinguished Flying Cross, The Bronze Star, 21 Air Medals and three Vietnam Cross of Galantry Medals. He received numerous Civilian Meritorious Achievement awards in his career. Mr. Dexter was an active member of Salem United Methodist Church, where he served on various committees and was active in the music program. He participated in many mission projects. He loved God, his church, his family and especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Rosine C. Dexter of the home; a son, Theodore J. Dexter Jr. of Fayetteville; two daughters, Linda Allen of Fayetteville, and Laura Dexter of Arlington, Va.; a stepdaughter, Donna Vaughn and husband David of Springfield, Va.; two stepsons, Brian Kornegay and Dale Kornegay and wife Alicia of Fayetteville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 2165 Milddle Road in Eastover with the Rev. Bill Snotherly and the Rev. Robert Flynn officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home in Fayetteville, and on Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the church parlor. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Salem UMC Building Fund, 2165 Middle Road, Eastover, NC 28312.
Burial information: Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Eastover, NC
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