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Charles A. Bedford
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1930
Agua Dulce
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 2012
Karnes City
Karnes County
Texas, USA

Charles A. Bedford, age 82 of Karnes City, Texas passed away December 22, 2012 in Kenedy, Texas. He was born January 11, 1930 on the La Puerta Ranch in Agua Dulce, Texas to Iona Elece Walker Bedford and Arlas Johnson Bedford. Charles was a Gauger in the south Texas oilfields working for Southern Minerals, Sun, and later retiring from Koch after 47 years. Charles served his country for three years in the U.S. Air Force. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed farming and ranching at his ranch near Brady, Texas. He and Patricia Auvern Siler were married on July 5, 1952 in Melvin, Texas. He is survived by his wife Patricia Bedford of Karnes City; daughter Tricia Leno Chancey and her husband Bill; son-in-law Terry Wick and his wife Sarah; grandchildren Melissa Sciba, Sean Sciba, Christy Wick, James Wick, and Emma Wick; great grandson Ryder Sciba; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter Charla Elece Wick; sister Peggy Bowden; and brother Arlas Walter Bedford. A funeral service will be held at 10 AM, Wednesday Dec. 26, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Karnes City. Interment will follow at 3:30 PM, on Wednesday at the Melvin Cemetery in Melvin, Texas. Honorary pallbearers include Ray Tiemann, Harold Franke, Herman Kellner, Paul Bordovsky, Harold Priesmeyer, Bill Davenport, B.J. Brown, Leon Jendrzey and Marvin Witte. Funeral services are entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home of Karnes City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Charla Bedford Wick Scholarship Fund.
Family links: 
  Arlas Johnson Bedford (1904 - 1965)
  Iona Elece Walker Bedford (1906 - 1989)
  Charla Elece Bedford Wick (1959 - 1988)*
  Charles A. Bedford (1930 - 2012)
  Peggy Ione Bedford Bowden (1934 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Melvin Cemetery
McCulloch County
Texas, USA
Created by: LJCL16
Record added: Dec 24, 2012
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Charles A. Bedford
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Charles A. Bedford
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Charles A. Bedford
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- Rob5380
 Added: Oct. 13, 2015
Although you were not the reason I came to the cemetery today, I am honored to be able to help those you left behind with a small token of respect. Although you may be gone from this world you will not be forgotten.
- DustySandStorm aka Stormie Reed
 Added: Aug. 19, 2014

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