Ralph Lee Bechdol, 100, Fountaintown, died Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. He was born November 5, 1915, in Onward, the son of Bertis and Ida (Weaver) Bechdol.
Ralph is survived by his son, Dennis Bechdol of Fountaintown; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Russell Bechdol; and his dear friend and companion, June Webb.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, August 25, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m., Friday, August 26, at the funeral home, with Rev. Bill Horner officiating. Interment will be at New Palestine Cemetery in New Palestine.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Shelby County, P.O. Box 844, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Online condolences may be shared with Ralph’s family at freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.