David Redick

David Redick, 58, of Sweet Home died early in the morning of March 22, 2009.

He was born Nov. 29, 1950 in San Diego, Calif. to Harrell and Jean (Cagle) Redick. He grew up in Redding, Calif. and married his high school sweetheart, Kathleen Halsne, in December 1969.

He attended Shasta College in Redding and later Gering Church of Christ School of the Bible in Gering, Neb. He was ordained into the ministry in Torrington, Wyo. in 1977 and served in churches in Carson City, Nev. and Project City, Calif. before coming to Sweet Home in 1989.

He served faithfully at the Highway 20 Church of Christ from August 1989 until his death.

Mr. Redick was an avid fisherman who especially loved fly-fishing. He tied his own fishing flies and built a fly rod in the 1980s. He enjoyed teaching others, especially youngsters, how to fly fish and tie flies. He was president of Shasta Fly Fishers in Redding and a member of Oregon Fishing Club until last year. He and his wife also enjoyed camping and duck hunting.

In addition to his great love for his Lord Jesus Christ and the Lord’s church, his heart was always for his family. He especially loved his six grandchildren.

Mr. Redick is survived by his wife, Kathi, of Sweet Home; two sons, Jared Redick of San Francisco, Calif., and Jason Redick and his wife, Amanda, of Sweet Home; two daughters, Jessica Dixon of Albany, and Richelle Howard and her husband, Seth, of Portland; six grandchildren; a sister, Debbie Redick; and his parents, Harrell and Jean Redick, all of Redding.

Funeral services were held March 26 at Highway 20 Church of Christ.

Memorial contributions can be made in Mr. Redick’s name to OHSU Foundation, Kidney Cancer Research, c/o Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long St., Sweet Home, OR 97386.