REDWINE, FLETCHER HORTON Born 12- 28-24, went to his heavenly home on 7-09-02. His courage, gentle strength, and positive outlook remained until the end. He was surrounded in comfort by his wife, Margarett Redwine of Rowlett, TX and his family. He was born in Burkburnette, TX. He served in WWII as an airplane and engine mechanic. Retired in 1983, as a Research and Development Engineer for USS Oilwell; during his tenure he was responsible for numerous inventions commissioned under the Patents and Trademarks of the U.S. of America. He had a love for "gadgets" and was always improving or designing implements for his various hobbies. He was a member of the Heard Center Photography Club, and his family took great pride in decorating their homes with his works. He loved the outdoors and living in the country. Preceded in death by his parents, Winnie Horton & Oscar B. Redwine, his brother, Dr. Oscar Leo Redwine , M.D., 1st wife, Virginia Maplet Moore and 2nd wife, Elizabeth Reed. He is survived by his brother, Billy Bob of Llano, TX and his sister, Mary Lou of Anaheim, CA. His daughters, Rhonda Alexander of Tyler,TX & Cheryl Steinberg of Rowlett,TX. Sons, Fletcher Hayden Redwine of North Richland Hills,TX & Curtis Redwine of Duncan, SC. Stepchildren- Connie Gibson of Rowlett, TX. Julie Koenig of Garland,TX and Sharon Maynard of Waukesha, WI., Jay Trimble of Ft. Worth, Katharine Blackburn, Virginia Beauchamp of Junction, TX and 22 grandchildren. He loved children and displayed patience and pride in his family. If you prefer, in lieu of flowers, send a donation to The Childrens Hospital in Dallas or The Heard Museum Photography Club of McKinney, TX.

Visitations are at Watts Funeral Home Madill, Ok. from 9a.m. to 9p.m. Thursday, the 11th of July. Funeral Services are at Keel Cemetery Graveside at 9a.m. Friday, the 12th of July, Madill, Ok. 

contributed by Mary Lou Redwine Cook