Norman E. Abel, 63, Bedford

Norman E. Abel of Bedford passed away Monday afternoon at his home at the age of 63.

Born in 1944 in Vincennes to John and Mildred Abel, Norman was a retiree of GM in Bedford and of Electronic Data Systems where he was an accountant and system programmer, and was a member of Hillcrest Christian Church, Mitchell VFW, American Legion Gillen Post 33, SICIL of Lawrence County, Treasurer of Bedford Evening Lions Club, and was a US Marine Corps Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Carla, daughter Nicole, step-daughter Carrle, step-sons Michael and Jeffrey, 1 grandson and 9 step-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held Friday morning at 11:00 at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with burial to follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be tomorrow evening from 4:00 until 8:00pm at Ferguson-Lee.