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Monday, July 9, 2018
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Ross H. Redding, 71, of Chico, beloved Husband and Father, was called to his eternal resting place on July 4, 2018, in Decatur. Services are scheduled at Saint John the Baptizer Catholic Church in Bridgeport at 10 a.m. July 9, 2018. Fr. Reehan Antony will be officiating the services. He will be buried at Thomas Cemetery following the servieces. He entered this world on October 15, 1946 in Ventura, California, born to Hubert and Ollie Beall Redding.
Ross is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Virginia, Linda and Diana; his brother, Fred; his infant son, Eric.
Ross attended High School in Ventura, California and later attended jump school upon entering the United States Army where he was assigned to 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam and was a career military man.
Ross was a member of St. John the Baptizer Catholic Church, Bridgeport, 4th degree Knight in Knights of Columbus and enjoyed rifle marksmanship, history, genealogy, avid debating, fishing and reading.
Ross was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Silver Star, Marksmanship Medal and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Ross is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sharon; Sons, Aaron, Joseph, Michael and wife Ashley; daughter, Elisabeth; grandchildren, Haylee, Kassidy, and Madison; Sister, Nancy; brother, Stanley and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.
Pallbearers: Joseph Redding, Michael Redding, Aaron Redding, J.D. Clark, Nick Verner & Jesse Clark.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donation be made to a Veterans Organization.