"Ted" Applegate - Southport
"Ted" Applegate, age 83, of Southport formerly of
Manasquan, New Jersey died Monday, August 20, 2012.
Mr. Applegate was born April 3, 1929 in Spring Lake, New
Jersey, son of the late LeRoy and Jennie Houghton
Applegate. Ted graduated from Wentworth Institute and
was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Ted was
a building contractor and built many homes in the
Manasquan, New Jersey area until his retirement to
Southport in 1985. Mr. Applegate was an avid golfer and
fisherman and will be remembered for his sense of humor
as well as a loving and generous husband, father,
brother, and friend by many. He was preceded in death by
his sister, Margaret Olmstead.
Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years Leila
Nichols Applegate of Southport; one son Theodore
Applegate, Jr. and wife Marcia of Southport; two
daughters, Barbara Alice Applegate of Supply and
Victoria Lee Evans and husband Victor of Manasquan, New
Jersey; two brothers, LeRoy Applegate of Texas and Frank
Applegate of Brielle, New Jersey; two grandchildren,
Jamie and Jacob Evans. Mr. Applegate was also survived
by four brothers-in-law, Edwin Nichols, Charles Nichols,
Lowell Nichols, and Wallace Nichols and many nieces and
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 25,
2012 at 3:00 pm at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses,
960 Southport-Supply Road, Bolivia.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Friday, August 24, 2012 at Peacock-Newnam & White
Funeral Home in Southport.
& White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport