Bobbie Eugene “Gene” Reddick, 89, of Carthage, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Morristown Manor. He was born Dec. 10, 1925, in Carthage, the son of Russell and Margaret (VanDuyn) Reddick.
Gene retired from Delco Remy in Anderson following 36 years of service. He was a veteran of the Army serving two tours during WWII, stationed in Germany, France and Swiss Alps. He grew up attending the East St. Christian Church in Carthage and was a member of the American Legion.
Gene’s hobby, after work, was repairing lawnmowers and small engines. He also enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, of 67 years, Thelma Reddick of Carthage; daughter, Rhonda (Jim) Zimmerman of Bedford; granddaughters, Amanda (Frank) Miller of Indianapolis, Emily (Andy) Fortner of Orleans; great- grandson, Jaxon Miller; great granddaughter Annily Fortner; great- nephew, Kevin (Lesa) Gabbard of Spencer; great- great- nephews, Cory, Justin, Zachary, Brody; great- great- great- niece, Isabella Gabbard; also many nieces and nephews on Mrs. Reddick’s side.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Maxine Riggs and niece, Dixie Gabbard.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Reverend David Bonne officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by Knightstown American Legion Post #152 and an active duty contingent of the Army.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Blue River Community Harvest, 9462 N Carthage Pike, Carthage, IN 46115. Condolences and memories of Gene may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com.