Theodore Arthur Nehls Sr.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend Ted Nehls Sr. of Jamesport passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Born in Dundee, Ill., Sept. 21, 1944, he was 69 years old.

Ted is survived by his wife, Beth; his children, Ted Jr. and Edie; and grandchildren Emily and Brad.

Ted loved spending time on Peconic Bay in what is referred to by his family and friends as “Poppy’s Boat.” He was an avid reader, accomplished businessman and, in his younger years, educator, coach and athlete. He will be missed by many, but his spirit will continue to shine in the lives of those who knew and loved him.

Visiting hours will take place Saturday, Nov. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead, followed by a memorial service at 5 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House on Main Road.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his honor to Jamesport Meeting House Trust, P.O. Box 330, Jamesport, NY 11947,

This is a paid notice.