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Harry Leon "Red" Bedwell

Monday, September 24, 2007

Harry Leon "Red" Bedwell, 89, Jasonville passed away at 7:55 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville.

Born Feb. 25, 1918 in Coalmont, he was the son of Nathan Sylvester and Sylvia (Burger) Bedwell.

He did carpentry work at Fort Harrison Products in Terre Haute.

Survivors include: his wife, Alta M. Nixon Bedwell of Jasonville, whom he married on Oct. 27, 1947; daughters and sons-in-law, Leona and David White of Dalzell, SC and Evelyn Nadine and Steven Keown of Linton; sons and daughter-in-law, Dale E. Bedwell, and Stanley Neal and Shelly Bedwell of Coalmont; six grandchildren, Katana White, Erin White, Brandon Bell, Merissa Keown, Dorinda Bedwell and Joshua Bedwell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Edith Pine, Bessie Sparks, Ila Alice Bedwell; four brothers, Earl Bedwell, Eugene Bedwell, James Bedwell and Robert D. Bedwell; a son, Leon Bedwell; and infant son, Harry Leon Bedwell, Jr.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.