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John Howard Redman

June 18, 1918 — April 2, 2016

John Howard Redman

John Howard Redman, Jr, age 97, of Nashville, TN passed away April 2, 2016

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Lowe Redman, daughter, Marene Redman McPherson (Bill), grandchildren, William Orren Vaughan III (Jamie), and Akin Vaughan Jaworski (Jeff), his great-grandchildren, Dalton Mowell, Vaughan Mowell, Austin Vaughan, Larson Kallas, and Walker Vaughan, as well as a special niece, Debbie Edmondson (Larry).

Howard was a World War II Veteran, a Deacon in Judson Baptist Church, a 75 year member of the Corinthian Masonic Lodge, a member of the American Legion Post 5, and a member of the United Transportation Union.

Howard spent his career as a Conductor on the CSX Railroad, retiring in 1983.

Howard was a devoted and loving husband for 74 years. He was an amazing father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be remembered for his intense love of the Church, his compliments to the ladies, his smile, and his commitment to everything he embraced.

Honorary pall bearers will be W.S. Reynolds, Harold Dye, Larry Edmondson, Tommy Edmondson, Gus Edmondson, members of the Judson Jewels, and members of the Wallace Anderson Senior Men’s Class

Visitation will be held April 5, 2016, from 12:30 – 2:00 at Judson Baptist Church. A Celebration of Life service will be held following the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, please make all donations to Judson Baptist Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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