Madison M. 'Dusty' Reddin

Madison M. "Dusty" Reddin, 85, of Wickliffe, OH, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at 4:40 a.m. at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center Wade Park Campus, Cleveland, OH.

Mr. Reddin served in World War II as a seaman first class with the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946, stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He was employed by M&S Sheet Metal as a brake press operator and setup group leader for 25 years, retiring in 1995. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 and a member of American Legion Post 7, both of Huntington.

He was born Feb. 7, 1927, in Union Township to Arthur W. and Laura Dailey Reddin. He married Virginia E. Sands on May 6, 1972, in Huntington County. She preceded him in death on May 3, 2001.

Survivors include a son, Gary J. (Debbie) Brown, of Huntington; two daughters, Sheryl (William) Rea and Cynthia (Danny) Hubartt, both of Huntington; a brother, Robert J. Reddin, of Lake Worth, FL; 10 grandchildren, Jim Tackett, Tonya (Jerry) Poole, Joshua Hubartt, Jeremy Hubartt, Jessica Hubartt, Andrew (Andrea) Brown, Christina Brown, Amanda Rea, William Rea and Casey Rea; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 will conduct a military graveside service on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington. Rev. Raymond Scribner will officiate.

Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.

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