He was born in Sullivan, on Dec. 14, 1927 to John Emery and Carrie Lucida (Goodman) Bedwell.
Don married Iris A. (Maddison) Bedwell on October 19, 1944.
Don was manager for Blue Flame LP Gas Co. for several years before being made Gas Superintendent for the City of Linton, where he retired in 1995. He was a former member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and BPO Elks #866.
Survivors include his children, son, Steve (Sherry) Bedwell, daughter, Paula (Dave) Hollingsworth, both of Linton, daughter, Donna (Joe) Chipman of Bloomfield. He had five grandchildren, Curt Hollingsworth, Doug and Cory Bedwell, Tracy Jacobson and Jennifer Cline and six great-grandchildren.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother and his wife Iris.
Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with Rev. Don Reed officiating.
Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. until the hour of services on Tuesday.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com