Thomas R. Bedell

Thomas R. Bedell

1942 - 2014

Thomas R Bedell, 71, of Gulf Breeze, FL died at Gulf Breeze Hospital, ICU Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

Thomas was born on July 3, 1942 in Queens, NY as the only son of Thomas E and Muriel Bedell. He was married to Linda C. Bedell on June 6, 1964. He worked for the State of New York NYSDOT for 17 years as a traffic engineer. He was Pensacola's City Senior Traffic Engineer for 20 years. He owned his own business in the same profession as a PTOE traffic consultant TRB and Associates, Inc. He also was PTOE for HSA Consulting Group, Inc. He was a humble, loving father and grandfather who would give anyone whatever they needed. He loved to spend time with his wife and close friends. He will be dearly missed. He was a member of Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church.

His parents preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife Linda, daughter Debbie and son-in-law Mark Cole, grandchildren Madison, Spencer, and MacKenzie Cole of Ashland, KY; son David and daughter-in-law Rachael Bedell, grandchildren Kayla, Trenton, Hunter, and Brooklyn Bedell of Gulf Breeze, FL; and grandchildren Madilyn and Cameryn McCurdy also of Gulf Breeze, FL. Cousin Patricia Hammer of Gilbert, AZ.

Visitation will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 31, 2014 with a Memorial service following at 2:00 PM at Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church with Rev. Mac Fulcher officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO BOX 1000 DEPT 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

Arrangements entrusted to Rose Lawn Funeral Home of Gulf Breeze. You may offer condolences, share memories and sign the guestbook at:

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Mar. 30, 2014