Paul 'Shorty' Bedics, 76

Paul P. “Shorty” Bedics, 76, of rural Tippecanoe, passed at 9 p.m., Monday, June 18, 2018, at his residence.

He was born on Feb. 8, 1942 in Wabash, to Paul and Rosella (Cash) Bedics. He married on May 23, 1970 in Wabash, to Diana Heckaman Randall; she survives.

He was a body man and painter.

Shorty served his country in U.S. Army. He always had a love for classic cars. He enjoyed NASCAR, IU Basketball, Chicago Cubs, and the Bears. He was a founding member of the Rebel Rousers of Indiana Car Club. He also attended the Tippecanoe Community Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Diana Bedics, Tippecanoe; sons Scott and (Gwen) Bedics, Joey Bedics, Michael (Angie) Randall and Rodney Randall; grandchildren Kyle Bedics, Chase Randall, Skyler Randall, Casey Bedics, Ryan Bedics, Frances Albert, and Eleanor Louise Randall; great-grandchildren Braylon Randall and Ryder Bedics; sisters Janice and Betty Lou; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter, Dakota Randall; daughter-in-law, Mary Bedics, and a brother, Larry Bedics.

Visitation was Thursday, June 21, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone.

A private family graveside service will take place at a later date at the Tippecanoe Cemetery, Tippecanoe.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice of charity.

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Posted on 2018 Jun 22