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Reitzel Thaddeus Hedgecock

May 22, 1928 ~ April 25, 2018 (age 89)

Reitzel Thaddeus Hedgecock of Kernersville, NC departed this life to go home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

He was born May 22, 1928 in Guilford County to the parents of Ray Reitzel Hedgecock and Rosa Anna Glascoe Hedgecock. He retired from Henredon Furniture where he worked as a saw operator. He was last employed at Bojangles on North Main St., in High Point. Reitzel was a devoted dog lover. He raised many kinds of dogs during his retirement. His favorite was a red dachshund named Joe.

Reitzel was first married to Pauline C. Davenport, who passed away on December 16, 1994. He was also preceded by his parents, four sisters and three brothers.

On October 7, 1995, he married Janice A Carmichael who survives of the home. Also surviving are two stepdaughters; Ms. Melissa Hyatt of Kernersville, NC; Mrs. Cynthia (James)Taylor of Salisbury, NC and one step-son, Staff Sergeant Andrew Chapel (Soyoung Kim) of Fishers, IN; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother Frank (Shelby) Hedgecock and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist church cemetery. At his request, there will be no funeral. The family request that any memorial contributions be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont or your local animal shelter.

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