Richard Dredge

1936 - 2009

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 8:19 am | Updated: 4:40 pm, Fri May 18, 2012.

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Richard Dredge, 72, Maryville, died Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at his home.\r\nRichard was born Aug. 14, 1936, in Maryville, the son of Harlan Richard and Zenola Ruth (Fleenor) Dredge. A 1954 graduate of Horace Mann High School, Maryville, he married Maxine Lavaughn Griffey Oct. 7, 1955,\r\nin Maryville.\r\nMr. Dredge was a member of the Eagle's Lodge, Aerie No. 3669, Maryville. \r\nHe retired from United Services of Maryville as a Lineman.\r\nHe was preceded in death by his wife, Lavaughn, on March 3, 2009; his parents; a sister, Marsha Jean Dredge; granddaughter, Correne Welch; great-granddaughter, May Nichole Leffert; and great-grandson, David Teague.\r\nSurvivors include his children and their spouses: Linda (Ed) Welch, Maryville; John Dredge, St. Joseph; Steve (Barbara) Dredge, Camdenton, Mo.; Mark Dredge, Maryville; Sandi (Kevin) Kline, Maryville; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; his step mother, Dorothy Dredge, Maryville; seven sisters: Shirley Baker, Maryville; Jeanne Morrison, Steamboat Springs, Colo.; Lynn Beason and Kathi Ridenour, Maryville; Darlene Close, Big Lake, Minn.; Jacque Hunter, Papillion, Neb.; and Marla Heeler, St. Joseph; two brothers: David Dredge, Maryville; and Ron Peterson, Tucson, Ariz.; many nieces and nephews. \r\nVisitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.\r\nFuneral Services: 10 a.m. Monday, June 29, at Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville.\r\nBurial is in Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville. \r\nMemorials may be made to the American Heart Association in Richard's name.\r\nPrice Funeral Home (, Maryville, Mo.\r\n

© 2015 St. Joseph News-Press and FOX 26 KNPN. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Welcome to the discussion.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Clean & On Topic. Comments must be on topic. Nothing obscene, vulgar or lewd.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Adhere to our terms of service.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Follow us on Facebook

Online poll