On September 6, 1952 he married his high school sweetheart the former Bonnie J. Bowden, they recently celebrated their 60th anniversary by renewing their wedding vows. He is also survived by his children and their spouses; Lynn and Fred Heckerthorn, Tim and Vicki Scheddel and Jan and Steve Caldwell, his grandchildren; Seth (Angela) Heckerthorn, Kate Heckerthorn, Paige and Brooke Caldwell, two great grandchildren; Anna and Lena Heckerthorn, his sisters-in-law; Beverly Scheddel, Sandra Whelton, Kathy ( Bob) VanAcker, his brothers-in-law; Bud (Margene) Bowden and James (Barbara) Bowden, many nieces and nephews, his pet cat; Shadow. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his brother; Larry Scheddel, his brother-in-law; Ken Whelton and a nephew; Gary Scheddel. The family would like to extend a special Thank You to his caregivers; Karrey and Theresa, Dr. Joseph and Dr. Potts for the kind and compassionate care our loved one received during his time of need.
At the request of Mr. Scheddel cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Officiating will be Rev. Matthew Schramm. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. Memorial Cards for Westminster Presbyterian Church, Hospice Advantage or the Donor’s Favorite Charity will be available at the church. www.gephartfuneralhome.com