Reinhart “Rhiney” Redder, 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from complications of cancer and heart disease.
Rhiney was born in Rhineland on August 1, 1934, the sixth of seven children to Victor and Angela Redder. He grew up in Rhineland and attended St. Joseph’s School. He married Reba Tynes Redder on January 30, 1961.
After high school, Rhiney served a tour of duty in the US Navy and came back to Knox County. He was a man of the land and enjoyed the outdoors above all else. He was a farmer and later carried the mail on a rural route in Knox County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Reba and siblings John, Gertrude, Francis and Eddie.
He is survived by his brothers Raymond and Billy, sons Ron and Rickey (Amy) Redder and grandchildren Ryan Redder and Kamille Redder.
A private service was held due to safety concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19. The family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association.
Services were under the direction of McCauley-Smith Funeral Home.