Terry W. Bedwell

Published 9:39 pm Friday, October 3, 2014

Terry W. Bedwell

September 30, 2014

Terry W. Bedwell, 65, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at his residence.

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The graveside funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Roselawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Stephen Webb officiating. Active pallbearers were Buddy Merritt, Johnny Wacaser, Greg Burch, Mitch Comerford, John Crews, III, Billy Whitaker, and Shannon Hall.

The family received friends Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 from 6 until 7 p.m. at Ivey Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Gentiva Hospice, 432 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819 or American Cancer Society, 323 Pine Ave., Ste 100, Albany, GA 31701.

Terry was born Oct. 30, 1948 in Friendship, Tenn., the son of James Carter Bedwell and Mildred Williams Bedwell. He was a graduate of Friendship High School and a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Vietnam era. He was an electrical superintendent for Starrett Electric. Terry was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the VFW. He loved to fish, hunt squirrels, and especially joking around with friends and family.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia L. Bedwell of Bainbridge; his son, Justin Bedwell and his wife, Emily, of Bainbridge; and his siblings, Pattye Starrett and her husband, Billy, of Zephyrhills, Fla. and Dr. Jimmy Bedwell and his wife, Brenda of Jackson, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sara Smith.Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.