Bill Hedrick


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Posted Online: Dec. 23, 2012, 5:01 pm
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Bill F. Hedrick, 79, of East Moline, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at his home.
Private graveside services were held on Saturday, Dec. 22, at Greenview Memorial Gardens.
Bill was born on Nov. 3, 1933, in Hennepin, Okla., the son of W.W. and Dovie Foster Hedrick. He
married Mary B. Palesano on Dec. 30, 1953, in Ardmore, Okla.
He worked as a self-employed carpenter his whole life. Bill was a United States Airborn Army veteran who loved carpentry and fishing.
Survivors include daughters, Jackie (Terry) Schwabe, East Moline, Teresa (Rick) Anderson, Etna, Calif..; grandson, Jason Anderson, Medford, Ore.; great-grandson, J.T. Anderson, Los Angeles, Calif.; great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Anderson, Medford; and sisters, Dorothea Northcutt and Joyce Yoder. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Joanne Sandusky, Oniece Pickett and Bob Hedrick.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting his obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.












 




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