Bruce age 80, of Port Ludlow, Washington, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Port Townsend, Washington. He was born February 2, 1934, in Heber Springs, Arkansas, to Talford and Maurine (Love) Reddick. Mr. Reddick served in the US Navy during the Korea Conflict. He lived in Los Angeles, California, from 1940 until 1970, lived in Roseburg, Oregon, from 1970 thru 1998, Kona, Hawaii from 1998 to 2002 and moved to Port Ludlow, Washington, in 2002. Bruce owned and operated Reddick Hydraulic Cylinder Co., Inc from 1970 until 1996. He was a pilot of small aircraft and achieved instrument ratings. Bruce had a 38 foot Bayliner and traveled around the waters of Western Washington including the San Juan Islands and Port Ludlow. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing in the hills and rivers of Oregon. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Teresa Reddick; daughter, Lisa Reddick and her husband Robert Atkins; sister, Madelyn Purcell; step brother, Joe Pucell; nieces, Alison Biehl, Renea Brown, Tina Philbrook and Linda Tunison; nephews, Peter Biehl and Bruce Waelbrock; granddaughter, Emma Lynch; sister-in-law, Mary Louise Waelbrock and her husband Raymond. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Robin Reddick in 1975; and brother-in-law, Eric Biehl. Those who wish may pay their respects on Friday, May 30, 2014, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses with graveside services to follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Rev. John Stenbeck will officiate. At the family’s request contributions may be made in Bruce Reddick’s memory to the Jefferson County Hospice 834 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or visit www.jeffersonhealthcare.org/Services/Hospice. Please visit www.wilsonschapeloftherosesfh.com to leave the family fond memories and condolences.
Bruce Talford Reddick
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