Theodore Hubert Rudd, 75, of Yakima died Friday as the result of an automobile accident.

Mr. Rudd was born in Yakima and raised in Naches Heights. He completed a tour in the Air Force, as captain on the medical service at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, Mont. He later entered private practice, initially as a family physician, but retired as a doctor of obstetrics and gynecology in 2006.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Rudd of Selah; two sons, Ted Rudd Jr. of Woodinville and Eric Rudd of Duluth, Minn.; a daughter, Holy Fitchett of Yakima; a sister, Ruth Munko of Kent; and eight grandchildren.

The family plans a celebration of life in January. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima.