Joseph Thomas Fuentes

Jun 26, 1930 - Dec 15, 2019
Age : 89
Bedford, Indiana

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Joseph Thomas Fuentes, 89, of Bedford, passed away at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on June 26, 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Cress & Louise (Birri) Fuentes. He graduated from Greensburg High School in 1948 and was a Veteran having served with the US Navy. He is survived by his daughters, Kathy Conkright of Crawfordsville, Nancy Schwering of Milroy, Carolyn Fuentes of Greensburg, Tonya (Eddie) Gatewood of Westport; his son, Joseph D. Fuentes of St. Paul; his sisters, Joan Hobson of Batavia, Ohio, Elaine Tingle of Lawrenceburg, Ramona Manlief of Aurora, Nancy Knopf of Milan, Rose Brewer of Baldwin, Florida; his brother, Ralph Fuentes of Toms River, New Jersey, David Fuentes of Kentucky; 12 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Cress Fuentes and sister, Louise Weisinger-Vermiere. A private graveside service will conducted at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Westport Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites. Rev. Connie Barr will be officiating. Bass & Gasper Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with the services. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be made to the family at