Ivan Wentworth Bodell, 93, of Hattiesburg died July 1, 2019, at Wesley Manor. Graveside Service will be Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Highland Cemetery.

Mr. Bodell served in the U.S. Navy during WWII; he was the 2015 Veteran of the year for Lamar County and he was a professional musician and entrepreneur.

Mr. Bodell was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Bodell.

He is survived by his step-daughter, Barbara (Al) Wilson of Hattiesburg; one sister, Nadine Norkett of Colorado; one niece, Charmaine Rohde of Colorado; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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