Funeral services for Carl Nathanel Redburn, 78, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the Junction Hill Pentecostal Church under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Redburn died 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at his home. He was born November 11, 1934 at Rover, in Oregon County, Missouri, to Ezra Pare and Savanah Jane Francis Redburn. On December 23, 1956, he was married at West Plains, Missouri to Elaine Tharp. Mr. Redburn had been employed in the West Plains Parks and Recreation Department and after retirement, he worked for the West Plains R-7 School District as the food transport driver and the Junction Hill School District as a bus driver. He was known to his grandchildren and family as Mr. Fix-It; his grandchildren thought he could fix any and every thing. Mr. Redburn was a member of the Junction Hill Pentecostal Church.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine Redburn, of the family home; four children, Carla Bean, West Plains, Missouri, Charles (Bub) Redburn and wife, Sondra, West Plains, Missouri, Wanda Moore and husband, Stephen, Marion, Alabama and Verdeana VonAllmen, West Plains, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Nathanael Bean, James Martin Bean, Austin Redburn, Lonnie Gillette, his foster grandchild, Ashton VonAllmen, Jordann VonAllmen and Zack VonAllmen; one great-grandchild, Cheyanne Bean; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, two infant grandchildren, Timberlee Brook Bean and Timothy Lath Bean, and two brothers, Charles Redburn and Calvin Redburn, precede him in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 5th, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Elk Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elk Creek Cemetery and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com