Darrell Reddick


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Posted Online: Dec. 26, 2012, 7:01 pm
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Darrell Wayne Reddick, of Andover, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at First United Methodist Church, 302 N. State St., Geneseo. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl Funeral Home, 1301 4th St., Orion. Burial will be at Andover Cemetery. Memorials may be made to his family for a fund to be established in his name.
Darrell was born on April 5, 1938, in Letts, Iowa, the son of George Clayton and Rebecca Reed Reddick. He married Roselyn "Rose Bud" Frietag Barbre on Dec. 21, 1957, in Andalusia. She preceded him in death on July 31, 1997.
Darrell worked as a painter and later as a crane operator for John Deere Plow Planter, Moline, retiring after 30 years in 1987. He was a very active member of Andover United Methodist Church, where he was a trustee chairperson, lay leader and usher. Also, he attended First United Methodist in Geneseo. Darrell loved harness racing and would volunteer to help his family, friends and his church.
Survivors include his daughters, Elizabeth Johnson, Moline, Terry (Randy) Haars, Geneseo, Carol Rogers, North Henderson, Barbara (Donald Hansen) Colwell, Rock Island; seven grandchildren, Amanda Cummings, Kasey Haars, Kolby Haars, Allan Reddick, Ashley Colwell, Zachary Reddick, Kyle Jones; three great-grandchildren, Kylie Colwell, Ethan Colwell, Gia Marie Decker; brothers, Harlan (Joyce) Reddick, Woodhull, Marvin (Florence) Reddick, Aledo; sister, Betsy (Harley) Asher, Marceline, Mo.; sisters-in-law, Marian Reddick, New Windsor, Beverly Reddick, Andalusia.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister, Marcella Reed; brothers, Eldon, Clyle, Hilton and Rodney.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting his obituary at www.esterdahl.com.














 




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