Richard Wood Redman
Sept. 15, 1948 – Feb. 25, 2014
Richard Wood Redman, 66, of Nevada was born Sept. 15, 1948, in Omaha and passed away Feb. 25, 2014, in Carson City Nevada. Richard grew up in California and attended Alameda High School, graduating with the class of 1966. Following high school, he joined the Coast Guard and served as a Battalion Commander.
He was a known as a true outdoorsman, belonging to the local Jeep club, gun club and Mountain Man organization. He enjoyed attending and participating with friends at the Mountain Man Rendezvous gatherings, where they demonstrated their skills in tomahawk and knife competitions. Long “gong” shooting for distance was a favorite sport of Richard’s, and he was known as “Two Souls” by his friends. He enjoyed participating in many of their activities and parades.
Richard was a loving and caring person, particularly toward his family and close friends. His nieces and nephews were important to him, and they will miss him. A truer friend you could never ask for.
He is survived by his sister, Barb (Redman) Morris of Rancho Mirage, California; brother-in-law, John Edward Morris of Louisville, Kentucky; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends, both in California and Nebraska.
He was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Julie Redman Morris; brother-in-law, Charles Morris; his uncle, Thomas Wood, Sr.; and an aunt, Marilyn Wood Delfs.
A joint memorial service will be held for Richard and his parents at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Andrew Cemetery in Friend, with the Rev. Paxaio Baptista officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at laubermoore.com.