J.D. Bedwell, 63, of Eolia, died January 8 at Pikeville Medical Center.
A son of the late John D. Bedwell Sr. and Maxie Ison Bedwell, he was the widower of Denise Bedwell and the father of the late Jai Devin Bedwell.
Surviving are a son, John D. Bedwell II and wife Raeanna of Eolia; two brothers, Andrew Bedwell and wife Mary of Harlan, and David Bedwell and wife Minnie of Viper; two sisters, Linda Jo Dicks and husband Alan of Premium, and Bessie Adams and husband Ted of Letcher; his mother-inlaw, June Maggard; eight nieces and nephews, Jay C. Dicks, Steve Dicks and wife Valerie, Vanessa Belcher and husband Bristol, David Neil Bedwell and wife Amie, Adam Fields and wife Melissa, Joe Fields and wife Katrina, Corde Sprouse and wife Lisa, and Emily Sprouse; and friends, J.R. Hendrickson, Mike Kelly, Roseanna Perkins, and Brandon Tricker.
Funeral services for Mr. Bedwell will be held today, January 11, at noon, at Letcher Funeral Home