Howard S. Redden, 89, a long time Rush Co. resident, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Rushville.
Howard was born on April 12, 1924, in Lewis Co., KY, to the late Floyd E. and Lester Helen (McCane) Redden. Howard lived most of his life in Rush County, and was a 1943 graduate of Rushville High School. He married Seraph A. Marshall on April 14, 1945, and she preceded him in death on May 15, 2010.
He was a retired Rush County farmer and was an active member of Center Christian Church.
Howard leaves behind 3 sons, Steven and wife, Marjorie Redden, of New Palestine, IN, David and wife, Tami Redden, of Noblesville, IN, and Joseph Redden and friend, Mary Richey, of Rush Co.; 2 daughters, Mary Ann and husband Randy Kirk, of Corydon, IN, and Lisa and husband, Steve Moore, of Johnson City, Tennessee; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Howard was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Pauline Self and Norma Miller.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Millers Merry Manor.
Services will be held at 12 PM Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Center Christian Church. Rev. Keet Redden and Bill Worrell will preside.
Friends are welcome to visit from 11 AM until the time of service that same day at the church.
Burial will follow at Center Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Center Christian Church.
Arrangements entrusted to Moster Mortuary.