Ted Herbert Gaal, of Los Angeles, died on January 30, 2014 at the age of 49.
Mr. Gaal was born Feb. 17, 1964 in Santa Monica to parents James and Barbara Gaal.
He worked in construction for more than 30 years and loved sports and animals.
Mr. Gaal was preceded in death by his grandparents, James and Helen Gaal and Herb and Nettie West; and Uncles Ernie Gaal and Ronnie West.
He is survived by his parents, of Oakhurst; sister Pegi Hegerle, of West Point; brother, Mike Gaal, of Northridge; nephews, Dominic Gaal-Truipiano, Chance Gaal, and Cody Clark as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 21, at the First Baptist Church in Oakhurst, with graveside to follow at 2 p.m. at Oakhill Cemetery. A reception will follow the graveside at First Baptist Church following the committal.