REDICK, JAY LYNN, 76, Teacher and Principal, lost his long, hard fight with cancer on June 1, 2017 at his home with his loving wife by his side. Jay was born on March 12, 1941 in East St. Louis, Illinois to Walter and Ruth “McReynolds” Redick. He married the love of his life, Kathleen Himstedt on June 4, 1966 in Belleville, Illinois and they spent the next amazing 51 years together raising a family and enjoying life together. Jay was the recepient of several Golden Apple Awards in Illinois and enjoyed taking his beloved dogs for walks in the park after their morning trip to McDonalds. He was known as Pugman to those at the park since of his love for his dogs.
Jay is survived by his loving wife, Kathi; children Scott Redick and Michelle Tramposch(Ray); grandchildren Jesse, Chandler, Morgan and Braeden; pugs Truffles and Holly and many other family and friends in the Illinois area. He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Ruth; and brothers Roger, Dan Darling and Jim Darling.
There are no services scheduled at this time.