Vernon J. "Johnny" Bechtel, Jr.
Visitation for Mr. Vernon J. Bechtel, Jr. will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Rush Funeral Home, Pineville, Louisiana, with a rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m. with Reverend Keith Ishmael.
Mr. Bechtel, age 57, of Pollock, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Saturday December 22, 2012 at Rapides Regional Medical Center. He was born November 3, 1955 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors. He was a Knights of Columbus council number 15228 member, St. Edwards Parish, Pollock, Louisiana. He also retired from the Louisiana Department of Corrections.
He is survived by his loving wife Linda (Smith) Bechtel; father Vernon J. Bechtel, Sr. (Laura); mother, Bonnie Lembke (Earl); sister, Marcy B. Hagstrom (Tim); two daughters, Christina B. McBride (Wayne), Rebecca B. McCartney (William); son, Trey Bechtel III (Georgia); step daughter, Lori T. Holman (Buddy); 13 grandchildren, Abby Meyer (Troy), Emily, Kenny, John, Elizabeth, Joe, Alyssia, Kaleb, Brooklynn, Dakota, Chloe, Hunter, Madelynn; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Friends may call Rush Funeral Home, Pineville on Sunday, December 23, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
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