John Blake Hedges, age 87 of Ripley, Ohio died Thursday, December 10, 2009 at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a retired mechanic and owner of the Day and Night Garage in Ripley, Ohio, a World War II Army veteran and a member of the Courts – Fussnecker American Legion Post #367. Mr. Hedges was born on August 17, 1922 in Maysville, Kentucky the son of the late Lloyd and Leona (Adams) Hedges. He was also preceded in death by his wife – Bessie Rebecca (Adams) Hedges in 2002, one grandson – Eric Hedges and one sister – Agnes hedges.
Mr. Hedges is survived by one daughter – Erma Russell and husband Larry of Ripley, Ohio; two sons – Terry Hedges of Ripley, Ohio and Kim Hedges and wife Debbie of Ripley, Ohio; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; one sister – Martha Plunkett of Florida; one sister-in-law – Emma Talley of Hamersville, Ohio and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Monday, December 14, 2009 at the Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio. Rev. Clark Castle will officiate. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Monday. If desired, memorials may be made to the Hedges family.
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