Ted Boehm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A former Male High School principal who helped guide the school during a controversial time has passed away.

The school's alumni Facebook page made the announcement that Ted Boehm passed away Saturday morning.

Boehm was Male's principal from 1978 to 1992 and again from 2009 to 2013.

JCPS released a statement Saturday night, saying, "Ted Boehm played a major role in the academic and extracurricular success of Male High School. He was a fierce supporter of Male and always wanted the best for its students. Our thoughts are with his family and friends."

Online, former students called him a great leader and educator.

Boehm's funeral arrangements are as follows:

Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 6, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 7, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Westport Road Baptist Church at 9705 Westport Road.

The funeral service will be held at the same church on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Resthaven Mausoleum at 4400 Bardstown Road.

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