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Richard Lee Dedrick

January 25, 1930 ~ October 10, 2018 (age 88)

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Richard Lee Dedrick, age 88, of French Lick, Indiana passed away on October 10th, 2018 at Springs Valley Meadows, French Lick, Indiana.

He was born on January 25th, 1930 in Otwell, Indiana to Lee Dedrick and Bessie Marie (Grubb) Dedrick.

Richard married Anna Friedman on June 6th, 1953 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, (2) Brothers – Glen and William Dedrick and (1) Sister – Mary Lou Polen.

Richard served our country in the United States Army, was a member of the Glendale Masonic Lodge 461 F&AM, attended and was a member of the Ames Chapel United Methodist Church and served on the Ames Chapel Cemetery Board.

He managed Wilstem Farms until his retirement. He enjoyed collecting antique cars, pocket knives, bikes and tools.

Richard is survived by

Wife                                                                 Anna Dedrick                                     French Lick, Indiana

(2) Sons                                                             Michael Dedrick (Rosie)                     French Lick, Indiana

                                                                        David Dedrick (Imojean)                    Paoli, Indiana

(2) Daughters                                                  Nancy Nigg (Larry)                            French Lick, Indiana

                                                                        Jill Ballinger (Ed)                               Vincennes, Indiana

(2) Brothers                                                     Eldon Dedrick                                     Jasper, Indiana

                                                                        Frank Dedrick                                    Jasper, Indiana

(3) Sisters                                                        Carolyn Friedman                              Jasper, Indiana

                                                                        Judy Patterson                                    Jasper, Indiana

                                                                        Sharon Kovacs                                    Bedford, Indiana

Also surviving are Several Grandchildren, Step-Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren and Step-Great-Grandchildren



The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Doug Finney at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, October 15th, 2018 at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow in Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli, Indiana.


Friends may call from 3:00-7:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana and on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Ames Chapel Cemetery Fund, c/o Ryan Barwe, 6487 W. County Rd 175S, French Lick, IN 47432 or Blackhawk Blessings.


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October 14, 2018

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, Indiana 47432

October 15, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, Indiana 47432

Funeral Ceremony
October 15, 2018

11:00 AM
Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, Indiana 47432

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