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Johnny Ray Redwood

June 21, 1963 - May 30, 2019

          Johnny Ray Redwood, age 55, of Dover, DE, passed away at home on Thursday, May 30, 2019.

          Born in Battle Creek, MI on June 21, 1963, he was a son of Jessie L. (Garcia) Reinholz and the late James M. Redwood, Jr.  Johnny worked for Value City in the warehouse.

          An avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, Johnny was thrilled when they won Superbowl LII.  He had a love of his family and his faithful companion, “Mama.”  Johnny regularly attended NA meetings, but he found the most comfort in riding his Harley to the beach.

          In addition to his father, Johnny was preceded in death by his brother, Clifford “Kippy” Redwood.  He is survived by his mother, Jessie L. (Garcia) Reinholz and step-father, John E. Reinholz, of Clayton; son, Jacob Michael Redwood of FL; siblings, Debi Redwood of ME, James M. Redwood III of MI, Teresa M. York (Ray) of Middletown and Melissa Kaminski (Chris) of Clayton.  He was loved by many nieces and nephews as well.

          A memorial service will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, June 7, 2019, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 22 North Union Street, Smyrna, DE.  Interment will be held privately.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Johnny’s memory to Narcotics Anonymous at NA World Services, PO Box 9999, Van Nuys, CA 91409.

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13 Guestbook messages for Johnny Ray Redwood

  • I love you John. Keep an eye on me . You are a Miracle and loved my many.🔷🔷🔷🙏💓

  • My family and I will not be able to attend the services for Uncle Johnny but we want to send our love to all the family and friends of Johnny. God Bless.

  • So sorry for the loss of your loved one.

  • May you find peace at this time and forever cherish the wonderful memories you all have! I am so glad mama (khloe) brought him so much joy and happiness. Love you all

  • RIP …may you ride that big Harley in the sky!

  • Condolences to the Redwood family…..
    My prayers are with you and “Mama”
    RIP Johnny

  • God speed my friend. You will be missed. You are at peace now. Love, Ray

  • RIP My beautiful baby brother.your heart is safe inside mine❤️Until we meet again . Stay close to Kippy a dad and watch over us down here.I really wish you had not left me💔One day at a time sweet Jesus 🙏🏼

  • Johnny so sorry to see you go so soon. I wanted a ride on that bike of yours. But I know you’re up with the rest of the family doing well. Prayers are with Mom and the rest of family. Love you, your stepsister Cindy

  • Sorry to see you leave so soon. Prayers are with the entire family. Just glad I got to meet you. God bless, Winston , Cindy’s husband

  • Deepest Sympathies

  • The coolest uncle anyone could have ever asked for. I love you to the sun and back, you’re at peace now ❤️

  • RIP Mr. John you always be one of my favorite customers at Wawa! My husband and I will miss our daily talk with you on my break and just seeing your smiling face and wave when ever we would see you. Fly High my friend!