Batson, Theodore (Ted)

THEODORE “TED” RALPH BATSON, 79, supply pastor, of Somerset, IN, died on October 3, 2022.

A memorial service will be held for Ted on October 22, at 3:00 p.m. at Woodlawn UMC, 151 N. 2nd St., Somerset, IN 46984 and on November 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Earnest UMC, 3417 Warrior River Road, Bessemer, AL 35023.

Ted is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judith Anne Parks Batson; children, Theodore “Ted” Ralph (Ruth) Batson, Jr., of Zionsville, IN, Russell “Rusty” (Betsy) Dean Batson of Fairmount, WV, David Troy (Tyann) Batson of Salem, OR, Tracie Renee (Don) Batson Pendergrast of Fairbanks, AK; grandchildren, Kelsey (Tony) Frizzell and Mackenzie Batson, Anna Knight, Monica (Jun Sung), Lauren, Dean, and Emma Batson, Charity, Lucian (Audrey), Seth, Emerson, Leighton, Ella, Theodore “Tru”, and Asher Batson, Hannah Summerfelt and Asa Pendergrast; and great-grandchildren, Clarissa, Riley, Amber, and Eden. In addition, he is survived by his brothers, James Lucian (Barbara) Batson, Jr. of Huntsville, AL, and Dorman Lee (Kay) Batson of Federal Way, WA; in-laws and outlaws, nieces, and nephews; “hermanos en Cristo” throughout Honduras; and the many people who he enriched.

Memories may be shared online here, and flowers for the family may be gifted here.

Ted served at Somerset Woodlawn UMC from 2003 to present.