William Roger Bedford, age 67, died Saturday evening at his residence. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Elijah and Letha Mae Capps Bedford. He was also preceded in death by his sons, Scott Patrick Bedford and Chad Alan Bedford. Roger was retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving his country for 23 years. He was an avid hunter and a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church.
A service to celebrate Roger’s life will be held Thursday at 7:00pm at Jefferson United Methodist Church with Rev. Eric N. Lindblade, Jr. officiating. The family will remain at the church to greet friends immediately following the service.
Roger is survived by his wife, Carla Patrick Bedford; a son, Jason Roger Bedford and wife, Kristina; and two grandchildren, Emily Gray Bedford and Kirsten Marie Bayes.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jefferson United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Jefferson Ave., Goldsboro, North Carolina 27530.
The family would like to thank 3HC Hospice for their excellent and loving care provided to Roger.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Bedford family and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.
Celebration of Life
Jefferson United Methodist Church
Thursday December 6th, 2018
1101 N. Jefferson Avenue
Goldsboro, NC 27530
Special Instructions: Family members will remain to visit with friends immediately following the service.Text me the address
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Carla, We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Linda Holden- Cox and the Wayne Uplift Resource Association, Inc. Staff
Submitted by Linda Holden-Cox on Dec 7 2018 01:26:07 AM
I worked with Roger and he always kept me on my toes. You were blessed to know and work with him. Always a professional and a gentleman. Iwill miss him.
Submitted by Mark Throm on Dec 6 2018 08:05:17 AM
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Eddie Rowe lit a candle on Dec 3 2018 03:21:35 PM
So so sorry to hear of Roger's passing........Carla, we will be sending our love and sympathy to you during this time and we will keep you in our prayers.
Submitted by Pamela Piner Magliochetti on Dec 3 2018 02:20:01 PM
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Jane R. Kimery lit a candle on Dec 3 2018 12:48:05 PM
During my early pastoral years in the area Roger and his family attended Victory Church that I served many years. They were a young family at that time and it was a joy to know them. I extend my best wishes and prayer support to Carla and her family.
Submitted by Rev. George C. Lee on Dec 3 2018 09:29:03 AM
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