THEODORE NELSON JR., the founder of Reddington Counters, Inc., died May 30, 2017, at age 99. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta and served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific during World War II. He was the 1940 class agent for many years, maintaining updates about his classmates. The founder and CEO of Reddington Counters, he was instrumental in the design and sales of mechanical and digital numerical counters found world-wide, especially on gasoline pumps. An avid tennis player, he won many gold medals in senior competition. He was also involved in the protection and preservation of a beach in Rhode Island, and in 1983 received the Henry M. Morris Memorial Trophy for outstanding citizenship, leadership and service to the Weekapaug community. His wife, Mary Smith Nelson, to whom he had been married for 75 years, died in 2017. Survivors include four children; seven grandchildren, including Jaime Nelson El Helw ’98; and 13 great-grandchildren.