James R. Child of Bedford passed away Tuesday morning at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington at the age of 74.
Born in 1934 in Bedford to Russell and Alberta Child, James was a mechanical contractor, former owner of H.F.I., Inc., and member of American Patriot Lodge #750 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine, American Legion Gillen Post #33, and Bedford Elks and Moose Lodges.
He is survived by his wife Patsy, daughters Debra and Kim, son Bradley, sister Mary Ann, 8 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held Saturday morning at 10:00am at the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with burial to follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be from 3:00 until 8:00pm tomorrow and from 9:00am until time of service Saturday at Day & Carter.