John Olen Dedrick

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

John Olen Dedrick, 81, Nevada, Mo., passed away at Barone Alzheimer’s Care Center in Nevada. John was taken to his heavenly home on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. He was born on April 7, 1938, in Princeton, Ind. John married his sweetheart on December 22, 1968 and they spent nearly 41 wonderful years together. John and Linda were blessed with two sons, Johnny Dedrick and Michael Dedrick.

John attended school at Warrensburg, Mo. He served in the United States Navy and later worked over 20 years for Ash Grove Aggregates in Montevallo, Mo. John enjoyed spending time at the lake with family and friends. He loved fishing, hunting and having fish frys.

Survivors include a sister, Patty Morse of Fort Worth, Texas; two sons, John Dedrick and his wife, Joanne, of Nevada, Mo., and Michael Dedrick and his wife, Cherie, of Nevada, Mo.; and two daughters, Debbie Arnold of Concordia, Mo., and Connie Everts of Lexington, Ky. Grandchildren include Gaige Dedrick, Lindsey Turner, Brandon Turner, Derrick Turner, Tiffany Everts, and Allan Arnold; one great-grandson, Brex Turner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pete Oliver Dedrick and Viola Emma Marshall; and his wife, Linda Louise (Pennington).

A private family committal will be held at Olive Branch Cemetery, Milo, Mo.

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