|Birth: ||Jan. 12, 1943|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2008|
HELTONVILLE — Clarence A. "Bud" Beedie, 65, of 1732 Pleasant Run Road, Heltonville, died at 6:50 a.m. on Friday at his residence.
Born Jan. 12, 1943, in Lawrence County, he was the son of James A. Beedie Sr. and Mary Eileen (Hosea) Jean. He married Theresa "Terry" Hanners on April 5, 1969, and she survives.
He was a farmer and cattleman. He was employed at General Motors for 38 years as a machine repairman. He was a lifelong member of Dive Christian Church and U.A.W. Local No. 440.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War where he served on the U.S.S. Oriskiny. He received the National Defense Medal and Vietnam Service Medal.
He graduated from Bedford High School in 1961 and played college basketball at Tusculem College from 1963–1964. He enjoyed his grandchildren, fishing, farming and college basketball.
Survivors include his wife, Theresa "Terry;" his mother, Eileen of Mitchell, one son, Jamison Alexander Beedie and wife Heather of Heltonville; one brother, James Arthur Beedie Jr. and wife Vicky of Bedford; one sister, Janice Eileen Neely and husband Roger S. of Oolitic; and three grandchildren, Devon Paige Beedie, Kailee Adair Beedie and Trinity Lauren Beedie.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Dive Christian Church with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.
Day & Carter Mortuary
Times-Mail, Saturday, February 2, 2008
Cresthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery
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