Tommy Max Tedder

January 3, 1942 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 80)


Mr. Tommy Max Tedder, age 79 of Statesville, previously of Wilkes, peacefully passed on Friday, January 7, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

A memorial service will be held 3PM Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at South River Baptist Church in Statesville with Dr. Chris Thompson and  Pastor Scott Townsell officiating.

Mr. Tedder was born April 3, 1942 in Wilkes County to the late John Edgar Tedder and Rose Hayes Tedder.  He loved his grandkids and traveling with his family, loved working puzzles and was a great handyman.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Christine Weaver Tedder.

He is survived by one daughter, Melissa Lyles and husband, Michael, of Statesville; one son, Trent Tedder, of Taylorsville; two grandchildren, Wynston Lyles and Salem-Grace Lyles; and one sister, Sylvia Myers and husband, Paul, of Lenoir.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to South River Baptist Church Field of Faith, 2659 South Chipley Ford Road, Statesville NC 28625, or Hospice and Home Care of Alexander County, 50 Lucy Echard Lane, Taylorsville NC 28681.

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Memorial Service
January 12, 2022

3:00 PM
South River Baptist Church
2659 South Chipley Ford Road
Statesville, NC 28625


South River Baptist Church Field of Faith
2659 South Chipley Ford Road, Stateville NC 28625

Hospice and Home Care of Alexander County
50 Lucy Echard Lane, Taylorsville NC 28681

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