Richard R. Redden, 76, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at his home following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 28, 1934, to Benjamin and Clara Wilcox Redden in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
He married Gezina W. Boonstra in Carthage, Mo. She survives.
He attended school in Butler, Mo.
He was a painter for many years working in several states, working for Standard Oil in California for 11 years. He worked at Golden Corral, Gibson’s and later at National Beef Packing. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict, serving the U.S. Marine Corps.
He was a member of the Montalvan Baptist Church, San Pablo, Calif., the American Legion and NRA.
He enjoyed reading and fishing.
Other survivors include by two sons, William Redden and wife, Natasha, Mandan, N.D., and Frederick Redden and companion, Nedra, Edwards of Colorado; one daughter, Clara Tyler and husband, Steven, Perry, Okla.; one sister, Dianna Carter and husband, Ted, Willard, Mo.; 27 half brothers and sisters; and seven grandchildren.
o Memorial services will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Chapel with Pastor Bill Prater presiding.