Dale E. Bedford, 89, of Forksville, died Friday, May 31, 2019 at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport.

Born Nov. 11, 1929 in Sayre, he was a son of the late Seymour and Lula (Norton) Bedford. His wife of 49 years, the former Elizabeth Schultz, preceded him in death on Feb. 14, 2011.  

Dale owned and operated Dale Bedford Excavating for over 30 years. He enjoyed working on heavy equipment and was very creative, having the ability to fix nearly anything. He was an outdoor enthusiast who also loved hunting and dancing in his younger years.  

Surviving are two sons, Michael J. (Evelyn) Bedford of New Albany, and Edward D. Bedford of Laporte; two brothers, Richard S. Bedford and Bryce O. Bedford, both of New Albany; and one grandson, Donald E. Miley.

A graveside funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Greenwood Cemetery, Forksville, with Pastor Ron Dyer officiating.  

The family will provide the flowers and asks that expressions of sympathy be mailed to Mike and Evelyn Bedford, 870 Campbellville Rd., New Albany, PA 18833.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Dushore.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.

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