Jack L. Redick

Born: Sun., Jan. 16, 1938
Died: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
Location: Shawneetown Location

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
Location: Shawneetown Location

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Jack L. Redick, 80, of Shawneetown, Ill., passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.  He was born on January 16, 1938 in Shawneetown, the son of the late Edward and Geraldine (Martin) Redick.  Jack married the former Mary Jo McGrew on the 25th of February 1957.  He was a heavy equipment operator and belonged to the International Union of Operating Engineers.  Jack loved Thoroughbred horse racing. He was a licensed trainer and owner with his late friend Herman Dortch.  In his younger days he and Herman also got their Pilot license and owned airplanes together.  Jack’s pride and joy was being “Grampy” to his three great granddaughters.  He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Jo Redick of Shawneetown; one son, Edward “Jigger” and Linda Redick of Eldorado; one grandson, Jason and Rachael Redick of Eldorado; one granddaughter, Kendra and Chad Werry of New Harmony, Ind.; three great grandchildren, Myia Redick, Ava Redick, Kenlee Jo Werry; a special niece, Rita Fals and family of Equality, Ashley and Greg Webster, JW and Jennifer Fals, John Luke Fals; three sister-in-laws, Bethel Rigsby of Shawneetown, Joan Harrelson of Carterville, and Stella Feazel of Ridgway; one brother-in-law, CW Feazel of Shawneetown.  Jack also had many nieces and nephews he was very fond of.  He was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Mayhew and a nephew Gary Fals.   Visitation for Jack will be held on Tuesday, October 30th from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown.  Brother Bernie Emery will be officiating the service.  Internment will be at the Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown.  Donations in Jack’s memory can be made to the St. Jude’s Hospital or Alzheimer’s Assn.  


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Sabrina Dortch Burns
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Mary Jo and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Jack was such a wonderful man and a huge part of our family and very special to my grandpa. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Kathryn Gill, Trudie Gill Hewitt, Janet Gill Stewart
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Will miss the phone calls & our visits when we visited Shawneetown. May you Rest In Peace....

Wayne & Christy Short
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Jack's family with his sudden passing. Jack was a good friend and wonderful neighbor. We shared many stories over the fence and slices of Mary Jo's pie and cakes. We will miss him very much.

Jodi Porter
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
So sorry for your loss.

Marty Lambert Gullett
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Mary Jo, Jigger and family, sending love and prayers to you in this difficult time.

George Scherrer
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Mary Jo- I am sorry to learn of Jack's passing. Back in the days of yore, Jack and I used to ride out ponies together. Please accept my condolences.
Sonny Scherrer

Cathy Vaughn
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
My sympathy and prayers to all of the family. Jack was a Good Man and will leave a huge void in the families life.

Larry Stocker
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Mary Jo, Jigger and family, I am so sorry to see this. Jack was a wonderful person to me many years ago and I am thankful that you all were in my life when I was in Shawneetown.

Rebecca palmer mcintosh
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
Im so very sorry for your loss jack and my father ralph Palmer was very good friends dad and jack would set around for hours laughing and talking about good memories with David Lee pattin.god bless you all and prayers for peace.

Jennifer Rumsey & Family
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss!
Our thoughts and prayer's are with you all!

Dona Hastie
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
MaryJo and family:Just learned of Jack’s passing. So sorry for your loss.

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