Teddy Lynn Hackford, age 55, of Vernal, passed away Sept. 10, 2014, at the Ashley Regional Medical Center.
Teddy was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Roosevelt to Lynn Henry and LeOra Hayes Hackford. He married Skye Judith Hackford on Oct. 5, 1988.
Ted was a family man, who loved being with his family, his children, and his grandchildren.
He was very intelligent and thrived on learning new things. He had a passion for horses, and broke and trained them as a profession for many years. He loved wrestling, Chinese food, and being in the mountains. Ted was the last of a dying breed and he will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his children, Kammie Hackford, Vernal; Chad Kastner, Midvale; Ashley O’Connor, Turlock, Calif.; Sharlay (Junior) Bonner, Heber City; Teddy (Kelsey) Hackford, Jr., Roosevelt; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; his father, Lynn Hackford, Roosevelt; brothers and sisters, Dean (Anita) Barker, Taylorsville; Fonda (Roy) Ross, Vernal; Jack Hackford, Roosevelt; Laury Hackford, Roosevelt; Melinda Hackford, Ballard; Cindy (Jonathan) Collinsworth, Texas; and Barbara Dudley, Roosevelt.
He was preceded in death by his mother, LeOra Hackford; brother, Patrick “Rick” Hackford; nephew, Emerson Hackford; Teddy Serawop, and best friend, Ralph “Jr” Serawop.
Cremation under the direction of the Hullinger Mortuary.
A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 1 p.m. at Remember the Maine Park in Dry Fork Canyon, Vernal, Utah. Please bring a story, a song or a memory of Ted to share.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation at any Mountain America Credit Union, in Teddy’s name, to help with funeral expenses.
Condolences may be shared at www.hullingermortuary.com.