A local memorial service will be held at a later date for Mr. Dedman, 79, of Midlothian, VA.
A native of Wilson County and a 1953 graduate of Lebanon High School, the retired salesman died Dec. 19, 2014 in Virginia following a brief illness.
The son of the late Sheldon and Mary Woodall Dedman, he is survived by sons Don, Jason and Mike Dedman.
Also surviving are siblings: William (Ernestine) Dedman, Raymond Dedman, Charles (Betty Jo) Dedman, Gary (Brenda) Dedman, Mildred Petty, Betty Coleman, Shirley Robinson, Rosa (Danny) Durham, Jane (Eddie) Vaught and Lane (Eddie) Reed -- all from Wilson County.
Arrangements were in the care of Nelsen Funeral Home Richmond, VA.