The Washington Times-Herald

May 23, 2013

Benny McDermed

July 5, 1934 - May 20, 2013


Washington Times-Herald

WASHINGTON — Benny Ivan McDermed, 78, of Washington, died at 10:58 p.m. Monday at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Born July 5, 1934, in Bedford, he was the son of Orval and Ivana (Terrell) McDermed. He had worked at Cummins Diesel in Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Rose Ann (Gingerich) McDermed, whom he married July 27, 1979; two daughters, Shannon Rose McDermed of Bedford, and Shawn Lynn and husband Terry Waggoner of Bedford; a son, Spencer and wife Shelia Gingerich of Washington; grandsons, Bryon Keith and Jennifer Waggoner, Evett Waggoner, Andrew Waggoner and Aaron Waggoner, all of Bedford; six great-grandchildren, Reece Waggoner, Tre Waggoner, Brandalon Waggoner, Tatlin Waggoner-Allen, McKenzie Waggoner and Kaiden Waggoner. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, with Rev. Kenny Dolton officiating. Visitation is after 10 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.