Jack J. Beddingfield, 76, of Tuxedo, NC, went to be with the Lord Sunday, August 16, 2009 at Pardee Memorial Hospital.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of Lottie Owens Beddingfield of Tuxedo and the late Rev. General Monroe Beddingfield. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Allen.
A US Army veteran, he served in the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Greenville Water System in 1994, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tuxedo.
He loved his family and friends, and he and his wife shared a special love for each other, making them truly one. He enjoyed working in his garden and tinkering with old cars. The simplest things in life made him the happiest.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 51 wonderful years, Betty C. Beddingfield of Tuxedo; son, Dolan Beddingfield and wife, Lisa, and their children, Dustin and his girlfriend, Shannon, Lia, and Jack C.; son, Michael Beddingfield and wife, Leshea, and their children, Kacie, Kalie, and Karlie; great-grandchild, Baileigh and one soon on the way; sisters, Edrey Beddingfield and Rita Hargus of Tuxedo, and Anna Lee Johnson of SC; brothers, Jimmy, Gary, and Steve of Tuxedo and Tony of Valley Hill; and his loyal dog, Dino.
Services are private.