He was born at 3:36 p.m. March 2, 2015, in OSF St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton, the son of Ty A. Bechel and Christina Hebblethwaite, both of Wood River. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents were Todd Bechel of Wood River, Doreen Bechel of Wood River and Mark and Beckie Hebblethwaite of Wood River. Big sisters, Dorie and Allie Hebblethwaite, are ages 9 and 4. Big brother, Bryce Bechel, is age 11 months.