Earl H. Bedell Sr., age 88, of Stacy died Wednesday morning, July 10, 2013, at his home following a lengthy illness.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, in the Stacy Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Home of Coleman.
He was born June 3, 1925, in Big Spring, Texas, the son of Clay C. and Stella Mae Richardson Bedell. He grew up in Garden City where he graduated from high school. He later served in the U. S. Army. He married Betty Ringener at Big Spring on Oct. 16, 1948. He had lived in Stacy for the past 16 years, moving from Odessa.
He was a welder and loved to build things and his hobby was working. He enjoyed being outdoors. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Bedell of Stacy; a son, Earl H. Bedell Jr. and wife Dee of Weatherford; three granddaughters, Stephanie Torres and husband Steven of Benbrook, Kimberly Neely and husband Dylan of Weatherford and Melany Bedell and husband Michael of Mineral Wells; two great-grandsons, Devin Bedell and Ethan Bedell; two brothers, Ed Bedell of Oklahomoa and Deecye Bedell of Kermit; and two sisters, Nokie Roberts of Nevada, Texas, and Frankie Sours of Alaska.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Fern Bedell; and two brothers, Clay R. Bedell and Brooks G. Bedell.
Memorials are requested to be made to the donors favorite charity.
Walker Funeral Home of Coleman is in charge of arrangements.