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Obituary: Walter A. Redmon, 87, WW II, Korean War veteran

Mr. Redmon was a native of Columbia, KY. He worked worked at Ford Motor Company for 23 years. In his retirement he was an avid outdoorsman. The funeral and burial will be in Indianapolis.

Walter A. "W.A." Redmon age 87 of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Adair County, KY, died Friday, January 2, 2009.

He was born in Columbia, KY on April 18, 1921, to the late Otha and Fetina (Kimbler) Redmon.

Visitation will be from 2-6:00pm, on Sunday January 4, 2009 at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center, Washington Park East, Indianapolis, IN. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, January 5, 2009 at the funeral center. Entombment will follow in Washington Park East Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Hardwick Redmon Walter Redmon was a United States Army veteran. He served during World War II and the KoreanWar. He retired from Ford Motor Company in 1983 after 23 years. He was a member of UAW 1111 and was a Kentucky Colonel. In his retirement years he spent time outdoors and enjoyedfishing and hunting.

He is survived by the following:
  • His sons: Gary Redmon and wife Gayle; Jeffrey Redmon, and Mark Redmonand wife Cindy

  • Six grandchildren and four great grandchildren
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Curtis Redmon and Elmer Redmon, and two sisters, Lottie Goodin and Carrie Rooks.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Walter Redmon name to the American Heart Association.
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