Ted Massey, who worked 37 years in higher education, 28 of them at Marshall where he was the Associate Vice President for Finance, died Nov. 5. He was a 1968 graduate of Dunbar High School and a graduate of West Virginia State College and the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies (now part of Marshall). He began his career with the West Virginia Board of Regents, then worked at Morris Harvey College and the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies before coming to Marshall. He retired in 2008 and then worked part time for two years at Mountwest Community and Technical College.
He is survived by his wife, Cora, who is executive administrative assistant to President Kopp; as well as a daughter, son, stepdaughter, three grandchildren, a stepgrandson, two nephews and a niece. Donations in his memory can be made to the to the American Cancer Society, 301 RHL Blvd., Charleston, or HospiceCare of West Virginia 1606 Kanawha Blvd., Charleston.