Cover photo for Oscar Edward Redding's Obituary
Oscar Edward Redding Profile Photo

Oscar Edward Redding

July 29, 1933 — January 22, 2016

Oscar Edward Redding

Graveside services for Mr. Oscar Edward Redding, 82, of Gilmer will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 25, 2016 at Kelsey Cemetery with Bishop Tim Miller presiding under the direction of Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer. Mr. Redding passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 in Fort Worth. He was born in Merryville, Louisiana on July 29, 1933, to Oscar Redding Sr. and Eloise Perry Redding. He married his wife Lelia Beth Bryant in August, 1954. Mr. Redding was a retired Heating & Air Conditioning Technician and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Mr. Redding is survived by his son, Walter Ethan Redding & wife Julie of Forth Worth; daughters, Leslye Ellen Whittemore & husband Rex of Gilmer and Laurel Elaine Lawson & husband Rick of Chubbuck, ID; sister, Frances Redding Lyons of Sulphur, Louisiana; brothers, Rayford Redding Guidry of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Billy Benevage of Florien, Louisiana; half-brother, Brian Douglas Hunter of Shreveport, Louisiana, half-sister, Terry Dingler of Tennessee; step-brother, David Hunter of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and step-sister, Glenda Hunter Parks of Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lelia Beth Redding in June 22, 2015; mother, Eloise Hunter, father, Oscar Eugene Redding; maternal grandparents, Edward Perry and Annie Perry; paternal grandparents, Oscar Augustus Redding and Susan Cotton Redding; brother, Eugene Redding; step-sister, Rayma Hunter

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Oscar Edward Redding, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Graveside Service

Monday, January 25, 2016

Starts at 2:00pm (Central (no DST) time)

Kelsey Cemetery

Kelsey, TX 00000

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree