SCOTT CITY - John "Buddy" Bethel, 63, died Oct. 17, 2003, in Scott City.
He was born Sept. 25, 1940, in Wardell to the late John Sydney Bethel and Pearl Muse Bethel.
On March 31, 1987, in Nappanee, Ind., he married Phyllis Gale Finney, who survives of Scott City.
Other survivors include: one son, Scott Bethel of Edwardsburg, Mich.; one daughter, Julie Bethel of Goshen, Ind., one brother, Jerry Bethel of Milford, Ind.; three sisters, Christine Lozier of Nappanee, Ind., Chestine Allison of Fisk and Delores Elliot of Betoit, Ill.; and one grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, John Stephen Bethel, who died March 12, 1969, and one sister and brother-in-law, Pearline and Charlie Pattengill.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Wayne Tribble will officiate.
A private burial is planned.