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William Ward Bedilion Sr.

May 21, 1929 June 13, 2019
William Ward Bedilion Sr.
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William Ward Bedilion, Sr., 90, of Little Hocking, OH, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. He was born on May 21, 1929 in Marietta, OH to the late Clement Ward and Edna Florence Andrews Bedilion.
William had worked for the Ohio Department of Commerce as a State Electrical Inspector and as a Union Electrician specializing in Instrumental Electronics with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local No. 972 in Marietta, OH. He had served as President of the IBEW Local No. 972 in 1969. He also served as a veteran of the United States Air Force from May 28, 1947 until his honorable discharge on June 2, 1950. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Marietta, OH, Past Treasurer of the Retiree's Club for the IBEW, he was an active mason in Harmar Lodge No. 390 Free & Accepted Masons (F&AM), Marietta Masonic York Rite Bodies, Aladdin Shrine of Columbus, OH, a member of Belpre Rotary and he was a Past President of the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce and was an active member of the City Council for Belpre, OH.
He is survived by his two sons, William Ward Bedilion, Jr., Advanced Practice, Licensed, Board Certified, Family Nurse Practitioner residing in Little Hocking, OH, James Michael Bedilion, Union Electrician with the IBEW and licensed social worker in Manassas, VA; two sisters and their families, Theodosia Jayne Jago of Columbus, OH and Edna Louise Atkisson of Murfreesboro, TN and a special friend, Joyce Tennant of Washington, WV.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marianna Pearl DeLong Bedilion on December 19, 2009.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation will be observed with a memorial service to be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta, OH 45750 with Rev. Linda Steelman officiating. A reception will follow at the church.
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318 Front Street Marietta 45750 OH
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