Harold “Hal” D. Weddell



Harold “Hal” D. Weddell, 82, of Seymour, IN passed away unexpectedly on September 17, 2021. Hal was born on May 19, 1939, in Seymour, IN to Hubert and Pearl (Baker) Weddell. He married his loving wife of 61 years, Beverlyn Imlay, on July 24, 1960. He graduated from Shields High School in 1957. He played baseball, basketball and football during high school. Hal was an electrician for Cummins Engine Company for a number of years and retired in 1996 from Sytec. Hal found his spiritual home at Cortland Christian Church and was a faithful member for a number of years. He was previously a deacon with the church, on the church board, a song leader, and did much of the electrical work for the church. He was a member of the Cummins Diesel Worker’s Union and the Jackson County History Center. Hal loved to play guitar, sing, hunt, fish, ride motorcycles, travel and play cards. He loved to cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals and the IU Hoosiers. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his family.

Hal will be dearly missed by his wife, Beverlyn; his children, Gary (Christine Shrink) Weddell and Julia (Cary) Bell; his grandchildren, Amanda (William) Abbott, Ty Woods-Weddell, and Andrew Bell; stepgranddaughters, Jackie Bell, Maddie Bell, and Emily (Brad) Allman; great-grandchildren, Benjamen Burton, Lu-Celia Burton, and Michaela Plesh-Gill; step-great-grandchildren, Evvy Allman and Bryant Allman; his brother, Jerry (Pam) Weddell; his sister, Helen Fish; and numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, step-father, Eugene Couch, mother-in -law, father-in-law, brothers-in law, Robert Cole, Carl Fish, William Imlay III, and his son, Richard Weddell-Cruse.

The visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Voss Funeral Service. The funeral ceremony will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Voss Funeral Service. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Hal’s name may be gifted to Cortland Christian Church or Jackson County History Center.

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