Jan. 1, 1937—March 26, 2015 Dr. Paul Frank Bedell Sr., 78, of Crossville, passed away March 26, 2015, at Cumberland Medical Center. Jan. 1, 1937, in Youngstown, OH, he was born to the late Paul Lyons Bedell and Mazie Price Bedell. Paul was a graduate of Burris High School in Muncie, IN; Kenyon College of Ohio; and University of Indiana Medical School. Dr. Bedell spent his career as a medical doctor and flight surgeon in the United States Navy, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Johanne Bedell of Crossville; sons, Mike Bedell and wife, Patty, of Georgia, Mark, Charles, and James Saxe, all of California; daughter, Sheila Bedell of Florida; grandchildren, Emily, Houston and Kathleen; brothers, Howard Bedell of Texas; and sister, Maryann Raffety of Florida. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by two sons, Paul Frank Bedell Jr. and Steven Bedell. Memorial Services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home March 30, with the Rev. Moses Han officiating. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  March 31, 2015