THOMSON, Ga.- Entered into rest Friday, December 31, 2004, Mr. Richard Louis Redd, age 51.
Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2005 at Westview Cemetery with Chaplain Ken Gross officiating.
Mr. Redd was a native of Augusta and had made Thomson his home for the past eight years. He was a member of the Thomson Police Department. Mr. Redd was also a former Deputy and Fireman for Richmond County and a former Deputy of Columbia County. He was a co-founder of the annual 9-11 memorial luncheon in Thomson and a member of the Blue Knights Law Enforcement -- a motorcycle organization for police officers.
Survivors include one son, Steven Redd, Augusta; one daughter, Jean Grieger and her husband, Al, Beaufort, SC; his father, William (Bill) and step mother, Judy, Augusta; his mother, Patsy Ellison Hankinson, North Augusta, SC; two brothers, Billy Redd, Greeley, Iowa, Richard Hankinson IV, North Augusta, SC; one sister, Mary Alice Mitchell , North Augusta, SC; maternal grandmother, Bernice Ellison, Modoc, SC and two grandchildren, Ryan and Hailey Grieger.
Honorary Pallbearers were members of the Thomson Police Department.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131, Fairfax, VA, 22038-1131 or to a charity of one's choice.