Willie Pierce Bedgood

Born: Sun., May 31, 1942
Died: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Nov. 01, 2019
Location: Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Nov. 01, 2019
Location: Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Willie Pierce Bedgood, age 77, of Swainsboro, GA on Monday, October 28, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral services will be Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Robert Webb officiating.

Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday morning from 10:00 AM till time of service.

Pallbearers are Mark Smith, Dennis Kirkland, Greg Riner, Josh Bedgood, West Bedgood, and Jeff Newsome

Honorary Pallbearers are Denny Riner, Wayne Braswell, Lester Underwood, Eddie Lewis, Greg Newsome, and Jimmy Overstreet

Mr. Bedgood was born May 31, 1942 in Louisville, Jefferson County, GA to the late Charlie Jordan and Mattie Caraway Bedgood and served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a truck driver for over 45 years, driving the last 16 with Wal-Mart, and received awards for 4 million plus miles accident free.  He was a huge fan of Nascar Racing, Georgia Bulldogs Football and the Braves. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include:

His Wife of 53 years: JoAnn Thomas Bedgood of Swainsboro, GA.

Three Daughters: Becky Wilkerson (Bryce) of Kite, GA, Selena Fordham (Danny) of Adrian, GA and Jennifer Wammock of Swainsboro, GA

Two Sons: Gary Bedgood Collins (Julie) of Pascagoula, MS and Maddux Bedgood of Adrian, GA.

One Brother: C. J. Bedgood (Florence) of Swainsboro, GA.

Two Grandchildren: Skye Clark, Angel Brittingham (Chad).

Six Great-Grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 515 Denmark Street, Suite 500, Statesboro, GA 30458.

Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of  Mr. Willie Pierce Bedgood of Swainsboro, GA




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Julie May Mercer
   Posted Mon October 28, 2019
Thoughts and prayers for each of you. God Bless. Love Julie

Raymond and Pat Riner and family
   Posted Tue October 29, 2019
JoAnn and family, please know our sorrow for your loss and that you’re in our prayers.

With deepest sympathy,

Raymond, Pat and Family

Tevis & Linda Wilkerson
   Posted Tue October 29, 2019
Very sorry to here the bad news, he's in good hands now & in a better place, May god bless each one of you. Becky we love you & will be praying for all of you.

Timmy Durden
   Posted Tue October 29, 2019
Aunt Joanne and family. I just heard the news and am so sorry to hear about you all's loss. I have fond childhood memories of good times with Pierce and your family.
He was a fine man. Gods word says there will be a great reunion with all of our loved ones in Gods new Kingdom for those of us who believe. I look forward to seeing Pierce and so many others in that day. Until then, please know that you and all the family are in our prayers during this time.

Rose M Turner
   Posted Tue October 29, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.

Barbara Renfroe
   Posted Wed October 30, 2019

TABLE BASKET was sent by Ruby Raymond and Barbara Renfroe .

Our deepest condolences, love Ruby and Barbara

Patsy H Kersey
   Posted Thu October 31, 2019
Joanne, I am so sorry for your lost. My heart goes out to all of you. May God give you strength and comfort. May God bless all of you.

Patsy Kersey

Michelle Cowart
   Posted Fri November 01, 2019
JoAnn, Our deepest sympathy! We are thinking of your entire family. Praying for peace. What a loving & caring man! He always had a big smile. So dedicated to his family & friends. We love y’all!

Rob & Michelle N Cowart
Richmond Hill GA