Theodore “Ted” Mikesell, 74 went home to be with our Lord on May 15, 2021. Ted was born in Akron, OH on September 28, 1947.
Ted is survived by his sons, Ted (Nancy), Michael (Magdalena) and Bill (Shannon); his grandchildren, Teddy, Jacob, Carmen, Sean, Santana, Sai, Samiya, Samson, Billy, Kynsie, and Shelbi; his great grandchildren, Sofia, Selena and Teddy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Nellie Mikesell; his brother, Timothy Mikesell; his wife, Ruth Hernandez Mikesell.
Ted made several lifelong friends through his time in the service as a SSgt E5 Airplane Mechanic in the US Air Force where he got his nickname “Lurch”; his 32 years as partner in G&M Services with Albert Gonzalez; and his 10 years of working with Z Trans. Ted was a hard worker who loved a good laugh with family and friends, and enjoyed his rum and Coke.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, May 21, 2021 at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel, 2301 E First Street.
Due to the COVID Pandemic, occupancy is limited to no more than 150 people at a time. Please practice social distancing at all times and follow COVID safe practices.
Burial will be held at a later date at Fort Stanton National Cemetery.
The Mikesell family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the services.
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