SGM Robert Elmer Hedrick SR

SGM Robert Elmer Hedrick SR (Retired), 85 of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at Kensington Manor surrounded by loved ones. He was a 30 year retiree of the United States Army. Mr. Hedrick was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Morrison Masonic Lodge, and Vine Grove VFW. He was preceded in death by his mother and father Leonard and Betty Jane Hedrick, five brothers, Tommy, James, Warren, Fred and Bill Hedrick, five sisters, Cora, Viola, and Rebecca Hedrick, Ida Belle Vandevander, and Lizetta Sponaugle, a son Stanley Hedrick and a grandson Bud Biggs. He is survived by his loving and supportive wife of over 34 years Edna Louise Hedrick (Gray), sister Alice Johnson, brothers Leonard “June”(Bonnie) and Luther Hedrick, children Robert Hedrick JR (Beverly), Betty Etherton (Mitchell), Joann Hedrick (Michael), and Les Hedrick (Barb), step children, Debi Barnes, Sherrill Archibald (Alan), Richard Barnes (Rhonda), and Carol Cecil (David) also numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Wicker officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 pm Sunday and continue after 9 am Monday at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic Service and a Purple Heart Service at 5:30 pm at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Monday, January 16, 2017 from 9:00 AM to
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Monday, January 16, 2017 starting at 11:00 AM
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