He was born on July 18, 1965 in Linton, Indiana the son of Edward and Karen S. (Weaver) Bedwell.
Jeffery graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with his associate's degree. He was a mine foreman at Black Panther Coal Mine in Oaktown, Ind. Jeffery was a member of the Masonic Lodge #721 in Dugger.
Survivors include his parents; Edward and Karen S. Bedwell; wife Karen (Kester) Bedwell, two daughters; Linsey (Damon) Buechler of Huntingburg, Ind. and Lacey (Christian) Schwinghammer of Huntingburg, Ind., three step-children; Alec Murray of US Navy Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Kathlyn (Paul) Fagg of Linton and Corey Murray of Dugger; three grandchildren, one brother Randy (Angie) Bedwell of Jasonville; niece, Amanda Bedwell of Indianapolis; and nephew Nick Bedwell of Terre Haute, Indiana.
Graveside funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at Prairie Chapel Cemetery near Lyons with Rev. Dick Smith officiating.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger.