Donald Paul Bedow, age 74, of Waterford, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Born in Union City on January 2, 1941, he was the son of the late Donald and Naomi Griffith Bedow.

Bedow, Donald PaulDon worked at EMI and retired after 30 years of employment. He will be remembered as a sweet and gentle man who loved his grandkids and enjoyed time with his granddaughter, Tessa Raine. Don liked to be home enjoying his backyard swimming pool, woodworking, or visiting with friends.

Family members include his wife Patsy Lee Chase Bedow, whom he married in 1994; three children- Sandy Smith and Veronica McDonald (Richard), all of Union City, and Shane Chase (Rhonda) of North Carolina; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his step-mother Virginia Bedow; and his siblings- Karen Platz, Diane Johnson, Barbara Pearce, Jimmy Bedow, Bobby Bedow, and Dave Bedow. A sister, Carol Whitman, preceded him in death.

No services are being planned.