Ted R. Oplinger, 73, of Bryan passed away Friday, January 4, 2008, at St. Joseph Regional Heath Center. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 10, at the funeral home with interment following at College Station Cemetery.
Ted was born and grew up in Macomb, Okla., and was a resident of Bryan for one year. He graduated from Oklahoma University and worked for Texas Instruments in the North Dallas area until he retired. Up until August 2006, he enjoyed his retirement working with wood, delivering meals on wheels and playing pools, cards and dominoes at the Senior Citizen Center in Carrollton, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Ina Oplinger, and a great-granddaughter, Kiera Morales.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Carole Oplinger of Bryan; daughter and son-in-law, Tanya and Dale Miller of Bryan; sister and brother-in-law, Clarice and Wayne Brown of Wichita, Kan.; grandchildren, Robert Morales and fiancé, Jamie Bratton, Tommy Morales and wife, Elizabeth, Johanna Oplinger, Russell Oplinger and Nathan Oplinger; and great-grandchild, Nikia Morales.