Homer Bedford

June 15, 1932 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 86)


Homer Bedford, son of the late Robert and Pearlie Mayers Bedford, was born on June 15, 1932 in Burns, MS.  He departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 12:50 A.M.  He was long time resident of Bonifay, FL.  

After moving to Bonifay, FL, he became a member of New Bethel AME Church and served on the Board of Trustees.  He travelled throughout the state as part of the road crew building bridges for the State of Florida Department of Transportation and for the Holmes County Sanitation Department from which he retired in July 1994.  

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Bedford; mother, Pearlie Mayers Bedford; wife, Ruby Lee Moore Bedford; brothers, Clarence Bedford, Robert Bedford, and Cleveland Bedford; sisters Allie Ruth Bedford, Eloise Rankin and Pearlie Mae Howard.  

He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Robinson (Harold), Leesburg, FL; granddaughter, Teresa Jones (Ric), Marietta, GA; great granddaughter, Alexis Jones, Marietta, GA; sisters, Connie Mae Barney, Covington, LA, Willor Dean Bedford, Covington, LA and Bobbie Nell Bedford, Covington, LA; foster daughter, Lillian Robinson, Leesburg, FL;  nephew Charles Bedford, Portland, OR; nieces, Pearl Howard Grayson (Dwayne), Stafford, VA; Faye Howard, Covington, LA; Virginia Johnson, Martinez, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, godchildren and friends.

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Public Viewing (Walk Through Only)
May 17, 2019

12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
1220 Church Ave
Chipley, FL 32428

Celebration of Life
May 18, 2019

11:00 AM
New Bethel A.M.E. Church - Bonifay
US Highway 90 E
Bonfay, Florida 32425

Interment following funeral service
May 18, 2019

Bonifay Cemetery

Bonifay, Florida

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