Chester C. Webb, 88, of Bedford passed away at 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford.
Born Aug. 27, 1918 in Martin County, he was the son of Stanley F. and Frances Parker Webb.
A United States Army veteran of World War II, he was a stonecutter employed by Ingalla Stone Company and Indiana Limestone Company. He cut the stone for the George Washington Crossing monument for the Bicentennial celebration in 1976.
He attended Patton Hill School and was a life member of the Oolitic VFW Post No. 1686 and Crossroads Community Church.
Suvivors include: his wife, Sarah L. Webb; one son, Larry D. Webb and wife Georgetta (Jo) of Bloomfield; three daughters, Mary A. Trask and husband, Marty, of Bloomington, Susan G. Davis, of Norman, OK, and Elizabeth A. Prine and husband Richard, of Freedom; eight grandchildren, Stacey M. Webb, Larry Webb, Jr., Jason A. Collins, Joseph M. Collins, Eric C. Pyle, Lesley S. Pyle, April M. McArtor and Matthew C. McArtor; six great-grandchildren, Ashton Webb, Alexis Gage, Sydney Webb, Dylan Webb, Brendan Webb and Joshua Collins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Stanley Matthew Webb and Chester Carl Webb, Jr.; one grandson, Ryan J. Webb; and eight brothers and sisters.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with Pastor Ken Ransom officiating. Burial will follow at Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca. Military graveside rites will be held by members of American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday.