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Official Obituary of

Richard Clyde Bedell

July 13, 1950 ~ May 1, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Richard Bedell Obituary

Richard Clyde Bedell, 72, of Colchester, passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, May 1, 2023. Born July 13, 1950, in Sanford, Maine; he was the son of the late Clyde Norman Bedell and Edith Marion (Steere) Bedell. Richard was a 1969 graduate of Bacon High School in Colchester. Shortly after graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Marines and served our nation during the Vietnam Era. He trained as a diesel mechanic in the Marines, a trade that stayed with him throughout his life. He worked for many years as the owner and operator of Richard’s Diesel Services. He was an avid fan of NASCAR and loved to relax at the beach in his spare time. He will be forever remembered as a hard-working family man by his children Richard M. Bedell and wife Janeene, William Bedell, Raymond Hutchson and wife Patti, Tammy Swinson and husband Davie and Lisa Williams and husband Joseph; sisters Joyce Wilson and Gloria Fillon; grandchildren Ashley, Macausey, Kaylan, Tiffany, Eli, Lacey Jomae, Davie Ray, Lil Joe, Kyle, Cody, Chelsey, and Isaac; great grandchildren Elena and Ellamarie; his cat Abby, and numerous other extended family and friends. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his wife Eleanor Bedell, brother in law Jerry Fillon and grandson Lucas Williams. Care of private arrangements have been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made to the ASPCA To sign the online guest book or share a memory of Richard, please visit    

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