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Nicholas "Nick" Thomas Bedway, Jr.

January 22, 1941 - June 11, 2022

Nicholas “Nick” Thomas Bedway, Jr., 81 of Wheeling, WV, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022, at WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, WV.

Nick was retired from Ogden Newspapers, where he worked for over 45 years covering sports in the Ohio Valley. In 1967, Nick joined the News-Register staff and was promoted to Associate Sports Editor in 1971. He became the sports editor of the News-Register in 1995 and eventually took over as executive sports editor of both Wheeling newspapers in 2000.

He was born January 22, 1941, in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Nicholas and Angela (Oglinski) Bedway. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle, and brother, George Bedway.

Nick is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judith Katona Bedway; children, Rebecca (David) Buza of Stow, OH, Nicholas “Trey” (Linda) Bedway III of Milton, WV, and Rachel (Paul) Smith of Fort Mill, SC; five grandchildren and one great-grandson. He is also survived by a brother, Danny (Laura) Bedway, of Downington, PA, and his favorite sister-in-law, Jill Magers.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Friday, June 17, 2022, from 9:30am to 10:30am at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street Wheeling, WV. Mass at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 2216 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV, with Monsignor Bakhos Chidiac officiating on Friday June 17, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Nick to Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church ,please click here or the Wheeling Lions Club Charities, P.O. Box 1122, Wheeling, WV, 26003 or by clicking here 

Share your thoughts and memories of Nick at www.altmeyer.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Friday, June 17, 2022

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 17, 2022

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church

Wheeling, WV 26003


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