Bedell Van Binford
Bedell Van Binford
  • June 28, 1936 - November 22, 2015
  • Charleston, West Virginia

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Bedell Van Binford, 79, of Charleston, husband of Joan Baughman Binford, passed away Nov. 22, 2015 at his home.

Born (June 28, 1936) in St Albans WV to the late Hubbard and Susie Binford. He retired from Dow South Charleston Technical Center (formerly Union Carbide) after 43 1/2 years of service.

Dell is also survived by his children, daughter, Kimberly Binford, son, David Binford (Sureeporn) ; grandchildren, Bryan, Matthew, Daniel and his sister Bonnie Binford Maddox.

Dell never really retired. He remained active until his death. He served Calvary Baptist Church as Vice-President of the Seekers Sunday School Class for several years, Director of the monthly Friendship Group, Former Church Moderator, and Past Chairman of By-laws Committee. He also actively participated over 50 years as a Mason with Masonic Lodge 58, Beni Kedem Shrine Oriental Band. Also he enjoyed deeply his work with the Shepherd Center of Charleston.

Dell will be remembered for his willingness to assist programs and people, sharing his many talents.

Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home 513 Tennessee Ave. Charleston, WV 25302 is assisting the family. Visitation will be this Friday 6-8 pm and services at 11:00 am Saturday with graveside committal immediately after in St Albans.

Family has requested donations in lieu of flowers to: Beni Kedem Shrine or Calvary Baptist Church