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Dr. John Charles Hedrick, Jr., 79, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2020)

Dr. Charles Hedrick, Jr. of Campbellsville passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. He was 79 years old.

As mandated by Governor Andy Beshear, all services will be private. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

A public memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences at

Dr. Charles Hedrick, Jr. of Campbellsville, son of the late Dr. John Charles Hedrick, Sr. and Christine Jones Hedrick, was born April 7, 1940 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He died at 11:25 P.M., Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Louisville.

Dr. Hedrick has served God for nearly sixty years as Senior Pastor, IMB Missionary in Nigeria and as a transitional and Interim Pastor. His current membership was Campbellsville Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School as long as his health permitted. Dr Hedrick also served as an assistant to the President of Campbellsville University in Church Relations.

As a boy Dr. Hedrick traveled with his father, a Southern Baptist Minister, who conducted tent revivals and established thirteen Southern Baptist Churches in West Virginia.

Dr. Hedrick was married to Carrie Faye Stears Hedrick for forty years before God called her to her Heavenly home. He is now married to Sharon Watson Hedrick.

Besides his wife, Sharon Watson Hedrick of Campbellsville, he is survived by two daughters and one son: Cindy Carole Butler and husband, Dwight of Campbellsville, Rebecca Ann (Becky) Treon and husband, Bruce of Owensboro and Charles Allan Hedrick and wife, Kim of Florence; nine grandchildren: Greg Butler of Alaska, Adrienne Butler Gilbert and husband, Steve and Christina Butler Smith and husband, Trace of Campbellsville, Allison French and husband, Doug and Amanda Hedrick of Mt. Vernon, Billy Hedrick of Richmond and Author, Henry and Kaylee Hedrick of Florence; seven great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters: Donnie Hedrick and wife, Joan of Owenton, Mary Frances (Susie) Garrett and husband, George of Louisville and Katherine Ann (Kathy) Reuter of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dr. David Hedrick, and a brother-in-law, Terry Reuter.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Gideon's Internation to purchase Bibles, Campbellsville University Student Scholarship Funds, Book-Link International or other local christian ministries he would approve.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Dr. John Charles Hedrick, Jr., 79, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2020)

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