Gordon "John" Hedrick, 91, formerly of Red Creek area, died July 27, 2013, at Cortland Acres.
He was born June 15, 1922, in Red Creek, a son of the late Flick and Maudie Meadows Raines Hedrick. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joanne Kisamore Hedrick, in 1987, and his second wife, Joy Lu Harman Hedrick, in 2011. Also preceding him in death was a brother, Burley Hedrick; and three sisters, Loutie Smith, Kate Hedrick and Gladys Hedrick.
He is survived by a son, John Joseph (Karen) Hedrick, Heath, Ohio; three grandchildren, Todd Michael Hedrick, Mindee Beth Mannamo and Jordan Carl Hedrick; and three great-grandchildren, Jackson Mannamo, Carter Mannamo and Heath Hedrick.
Mr. Hedrick was a U.S. Army Air Force WWII veteran. He retired as bookkeeper in the concrete and gravel business. He was a faithful member of Davis United Methodist Church and also a member of the Masonic Order of Elkins Lodge 108, Scottish Rite Masonry of Cambridge, Ohio, Theran Grotto of Newark, Ohio, Davis Odd Fellowes Lodge 108 and VFW Post 5781 of Harman.
Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Hinkle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Hinkle Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jonathan Hedrick officiating. Interment will follow in Davis Cemetery.
Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolencesdd may be expressed to the family at www.hinklefuneralhome.com.