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Roy Beddes - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
David LeRoy "Roy" Beddes

   David LeRoy Beddes 85, passed away Sept. 11, 2013 at the Homestead Assisted Living Center in St. Anthony.

Roy was born Apr. 30, 1928 at St. Anthony, ID. the son of Glenn David Beddes and Leola May Worrell Beddes. He grew up in Parker , ID. where he attended his elementary schooling graduating from South Fremont High School.

He married Vivian Grover on July 15, 1947 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They lived in Parker moving to Wilford in l959 where they have since resided.

Roy owned and operated Beddes Farm Center in St. Anthony for many year. He was active in the community serving as Pres. of the St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Upper Valley Wranglers, won 4 North American Dog Derbies, was very active in the LDS Church serving in many positions including Bishopric Counselor and Temple worker. After the Teton Dam Flood he played a key role in helping families rebuild homes and rebuilding the Wilford Church.

He is survived by his wife Vivian of St. Anthony, Children - Bonnie (Stephen) Meyers, serving a LDS Mission in Tonga, Connie (Ted) Austin, David (Barbara) Beddes, and Sally (Rodnie) Nichols all of St. Anthony and Amy (Justin) Robinson, Kuna, ID.; Siblings; Shirley (Kay) Luthy, Ririe, ID.; Kenny (Ann) Beddes, Rigby, ID.; Barbara & Vernon Carlson (Sister& Brother in Law) Shelley, ID. 26 Grandchildren 70 Great Grandchildren 2 Great Great Grandchildren. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a Brother Gary “K” Beddes and sister Colleen Carlson, a Grandson Andrew Ward Austin, and two Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday. Sept. 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wilford LDS Church with Bp. John Sharp, officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Friday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at the Wilford Church one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Wilford Cemetery.

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