John Redman Sr.

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June 20, 1958 ~ February 21, 2022

Born in: Bryan, Texas
Resided in: Iola, Texas

John Lynn Redman Sr. passed away on Monday, February 21st, 2022. lovingly surrounded by his family.

He was preceded in death by his dad, JC Redman. He is survived by his mom, Shirley Redman; his two sons, John Redman Jr and wife Amanda; and Jarrott Olree and wife Candice; brothers Jim and Jerry Redman, and sister Nancy Dippel. John had eight grandchildren, Anthony, Kaylee, Hunter, Hanna, Karlee, Cassidy Carson, and Ashley. John had one great grandchild, Waylon.

A celebration of life will be scheduled at The Wellborn Community Center, March 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm

In 2000, John’s life changed forever after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. John was diagnosed for the second time in 2009. During this period, John was one of fifteen candidates given the opportunity to participate in one of the first trials for Autologous stem cell transplant, collaborated between Scott and White Hospital in Temple and MD Anderson. The Autologous stem cell transplant was successful for John, and he has worked closely with the Oncology Department at Scott and White hospital for the last 13 years, as research continues. John was always helping others, and lived by his own rules, never looking down on someone who needed help. John had a love for riding motorcycles, traveling, and spur of the moment adventures.

John was born on June 20,1958 in Bryan, Texas. He graduated in 1977 from A&M Consolidated High School. John was a natural when it came to woodworking and cabinetry. John spent most of his working years in both residential and commercial construction. The outdoors is where he found peace and solace both at work and in his private life. He had a love for spending time with his boys and close friends at his cabin where many adventures took place. John always looked forward to Bar-b-que’s with his dad.

John was a member of the Evergreen Baptist church in Keith Texas.

The family wishes to express appreciation to Chuck and Kim Shoemake for their kindness and support of John during his last month, and always as a good friend and neighbor. Also, thank you to John’s former wife Autumn for continued friendship and support with all of his medical needs.

In lieu of flowers, you are encouraged to express condolences online via CallawayJones.com. Cremation services will be provided by Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.

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    • ❣ Love you babe❣little did I know the last day we spoke was the last day you
      drew your last breath. So glad we had our relationship ❣ So glad I have voice recording,pictures,texts. Also spent last Christmas together ❤. Oh John,Don’t know where my heart supposed to take this .
      You,were right about us❣Therefore I shall carry you in my heart always always love you babe❣Betty Murray

  1. It breaks my heart to hear of John’s passing. He could always bring a smile to the room. Sending prayers to the family.

  2. You are missed John Boy!!!
    You were always kind to me.
    Made a lot of good memories in Wellborn.
    Love you, Dana Roy.

  3. My Dear Shirley and Family,

    May the Lord comfort you all with a wealth of memories of John (aka, Johnny).

    My appreciation for you all sharing Johnny with us over the years. He was always true to himself and spread his cheer and opinions at every opportunity possible. Some of my first memories with him are playing Wagon Train in the yard, riding bikes, catching bugs/butterflies, swinging, and just being good ol’ kids. We reconnected on a regular basis when he was a Freshman at A&M Consolidated and my first year to drive my Dad’s truck to school. He became a sort of guardian, making sure folks respected me and the vehicle, often telling the other guys to behave because my Dad was really strong and would give them a talking too if needed. Keep in mind, no locked vehicles, gun racks with 22’s, and your possessions were typically safe then. We shared lots of fun riding horses at school, playing pranks on our friends, and just wanting to grow up, yet fighting tooth n’ nail to hold on to our childhood. Ah, the belly laughs we had without getting in a mess of trouble.

    I will always cherish my time with Johnny. Once again, thanks for this time together.

    Heaven is shining a bit brighter with John present.

    God Bless each of you!!!

  4. Rest In Peace my friend…… xoxo…… I will miss you fo sho! But I will see you on the other side , now you there with Leroy….no more pain and suffering for you… I will cherish the memories we made! Love you my friend,love always.,Boo

  5. You are FOREVER in My Heart!!!
    John Lynn and I will never forget our times together.
    Rest In Peace My Friend Until We meet Again.
    Prayers For the Family I love You All.

  6. Rest in Paradise John! May you shine brightly amongst the stars so your Family and Friends know you are with our Lord. Prayers to the Family. My love to all.

  7. Jimmy and family,
    So very sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you.
    With sincere sympathy,
    Diana (Van Cleave) Boroughs

  8. Rest Peacefully sweet friend. You will be missed.

    To the Redman Family,
    I pray that you will find peace and comfort. Johnny was a force. He was a delight and his heart was full of love. I am proud to have been his friend.
    Michelle

  9. Condolences to the entire Redman family for your loss. All these memories you shared with him will bring you comfort as you grieve his physical loss. Blessings…
    –Carol Staten Clark

  10. So sorry for your loss…. Condolences for those left behind. Way back in our high school teenage days… John was always John and that’s what I loved about him…Kind, funny and a good friend! RIP John

  11. Nancy and Family,

    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Johnny was a character! Brings a smile to my face remembering things from so long ago. He will be missed by many. Peace be with you all.


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