James Eldon “Jimmy” Reddick Jr, 62, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 in Cape Girardeau.

He was born March 26, 1953 in Camp Atterbury, IN, The son of James Eldon and Luanna (Martin) Reddick Sr. He and Jan Rhodes were married August 19, 2009 in Cape Girardedau.

Jimmy was a professional musician playing the guitar.

Loving survivors include his wife Jan, his mother Luanna Reddick of Washington, MO two sons James Paul Smith and Johnny Smith both of Florida, step-daughters Antarez Smith of Florida, Ladonna Hale of Cape and Erin Kluesner of Commerce, MO, a step-son Daniel Coonts (Misty) of Cape, a brother Jeff Reddick of Imperial, MO and a sister Laura Jackson (Darrell) of Washington, MO as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father James Reddick Sr. and a step-son Janssen Coonts.

Friends may call Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 4 – 8:00 pm at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bruce Baxter officiating.

Interment will follow in Lorimeir cemetery in Cape.

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3 Comments
  1. Becky Crowell

    I met Jimmy back in 2003. It turned out we had some mutual friends. I enjoyed hearing him play guitar. He and two friends and I sat on the couch singing old songs with Jimmy on guitar the last time I saw him about 5 yrs. ago. I will remember that and him. A shadow crossed my heart when I read that he passed. So sorry to his loved ones. He was truly one of a kind.

  2. Marjorie Selle

    please call me about the details for my cousin Jim tonight if all possible thank you Marjorie Selle

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  3. Joe Scherer

    I played with Jim in a band back in the mid 1960’s. We were all really just getting started in music. I played keyboards. Not even sure who all the other members were, but Jim is a guy you wouldn’t forget. He was already a polished guitarist back then. Even though I lost touch with him shortly after the band, I’m not surprised he continued playing music. Really sorry for your loss and sorry Jim’s and my paths never crossed again in all the years since. Rest in Peace Jimmy.

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