Richard Leo Bednar , Sr. age 73 of Sunny Hills, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born Nov. 12, 1939 in Meadville, Penn., to the late Joseph Sr. and Vera (Bundy) Bednar. A former truck driver for moving and storage, he had been a resident of Sunny Hills for the past 13 years, coming from Tampa. He was an avid golfer and very proud of the four hole in one's he had made. In addition to loving his family, he loved bowling at Regal Lanes Bowling Seniors and loved fishing,
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Survivors include his loving wife of over 51 years, Faith Bednar of Sunny Hills; two sons, Richard Bednar Jr. and wife Robin of Tacoma, Wash., and Ron Bednar and wife Valorie of Tampa; two daughters, Alicia Bednar of Sunny Hills, and Amanda Munoz and husband Gary of Tampa; one brother, Joseph Bednar Jr. of Dade City and five grandchildren, Jessica Warner, Kevin Bednar, Stephanie Munoz, Ryan Munoz and Rachel Bednar.
The family held private memorial services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his name to Emerald Coast Hospice, 1330 South Blvd. Chipley, Florida 32428. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Mar. 20, 2013