Ted Pepper, 73, of Satellite Beach, FL passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 following a brief illness. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends throughout this time. Ted was born in Syracuse, NY and came to Brevard County in 1986. Ted's passion has always been in the automobile industry. He owned Chrysler-Plymouth dealerships in Fulton and Latham, NY. He was co-owner of Cocoa Auto Auction for fifteen years. For the past 2 years, he has thoroughly enjoyed semi-retirement with his wife and precious dogs, Roxy and Shadow. He was always a devoted fan of the Syracuse Orangemen. In earlier years, he was an avid tennis player once ranked in the East and was an owner of thoroughbred racing horses.
Ted is survived by his loving wife, Sheree Pepper; his beloved daughter, Lisa Pepper and darling granddaughter, Madison Miles both of Louisville, KY; brother, Max Pepper of Manlius, NY; and sister-in-law, Kathy Cramer of Indian Harbour Beach, FL. He is predeceased by his father, Benjamin Pepper; mother, Leah (Spector) Pepper and brother, Joseph Pepper, all of Syracuse, NY.
A gathering of family and friends will be on Monday, August 24, 2009 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Beach Funeral Home in Indian Harbour Beach, FL. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 PM. Interment will be in Florida Memorial Gardens in Rockledge.
Contributions in Ted's memory can be made to the Central Brevard Humane Society at 1020 Cox Rd. Cocoa, FL 32926.