Theodore M. Deck, 71, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in the home of his daughter, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born March 28, 1942, in Ripley, the son of the late Milford and Ruth (Burgess) Deck. He is survived by his daughter, Kelly (Bob Cole) of Shelby, N.C.; his son, Karl (Amy Jo) of James-town, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters: Marie and Kathleen. He was predeceased by a sister, Martha; brother, Robert; and granddaughter, Olivia.