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Richard Lee "Rick" Bedenbaugh


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jan. 20, 2023 - 2:21 PM

Richard Lee "Rick" Bedenbaugh

The Newnan Times-Herald

Richard Lee "Rick" Bedenbaugh, age 42, passed away in the early morning hours on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

Rick was born on May 11, 1980, to Richard Bedenbaugh and Pamela Hunter Bedenbaugh.

Rick graduated from East Coweta High School in 1998, where he played 4 years of varsity basketball. After high school, Rick attended Columbus State University for two years on a basketball scholarship. He then went on to attend the University of Georgia where he earned a bachelor's degree in Risk Management. Rick was an avid Georgia fan and loved watching football. He enjoyed playing golf and most importantly loved spending time with his son. Rick had a unique sense of humor and never met a stranger. He will be truly missed by his family and friends.

The service celebrating Rick's life is Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 6:00 PM in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan with Rev. Winston Skinner officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Along with his parents, Rick is survived by his son, Anderson Gantt Bedenbaugh, and his mother, Rebecca Graetz. He is also survived by his brother, Sid Bedenbaugh, and his wife Melissa; nephew, Hunter Bedenbaugh; niece, Sydney Bedenbaugh, and aunts, Cindi Hunter, Bonnie Thompson (John), and Melanie White (Marshall).

Flowers are welcome but those who would like to make a memorial contribution may do so to the East Coweta Athletic Department in Rick's name online at www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/In-Memory-Of-Rick-Bedenbaugh--Donations/SdPmR5N. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.mckoon.com.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory 770-253-4580