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C. David Redding

June 25, 1940 December 18, 2022
C. David Redding
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Obituary for C. David Redding

C. David Redding

C. David Redding, 82 years of age – of Gettysburg – passed away peacefully Sunday, December 18th at Gettysburg Hospital.

He was the husband of the late Clara (McDannell) Redding of whom he shared 58 years of marriage.

Born June 25th, 1940, he was the son of the late Carroll Joseph and Virginia Lee (Bly) Redding.

C. David is survived by his four children; Christine (Crissy) M. Redding, Douglas D. Redding, Brian J. Redding (wife Pamela) and Patrick E. Redding (wife Michelle) – six grandchildren, Dakota A. Myers, Brianna N. Redding, Benjamin D. Redding, Cole P. Redding, Grace E. Redding and Morgan P. Redding.

C. David was the eldest of fifteen children and is survived by two brothers, Matthew Redding and J. Riley Redding, as well as seven sisters, Virginia Redding, Salley Redding, Kathleen (Kitty) Ross, Cynthia Johnson, Deborah Arnold, Phyliss Brady, Sharon Hamm, and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by four brothers, Stephen Redding, Timothy Redding, Michael Redding, and Loring Redding, as well as one sister Margaret (Peggi) Redding.

C. David graduated in 1958 from Gettysburg High School. He was also a graduate of the Superior School of Auctioneering in 1970. He was a member of the Future Farmers of America where he received his American Farmer Degree and served as the 1959 Pennsylvania State Chaplain. He was also a member of the NRA, the Eastern Chapter Wild Sheep Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association.

C. David was the founder of Redding Auction Service in 1974 until his retirement in 2019. He was very well-known through his career and conducted thousands of auctions with the help of his family. He was a life-long farmer with a strong appreciation for the land. One of C. David’s greatest passions was big-game hunting throughout North America. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church with Rev. Dominic DiBiccaro, Celebrant. Interment will immediately follow the Mass in the parish cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 from 2:30-4:30 PM at the Gettysburg Fire Dept. Social Hall, 35 N. Stratton St. Gettysburg, PA.

As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, 1095 Church Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353 or SCAAP, 35 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. The Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements, online tributes and condolences can be made at

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2:30 PM 12/27/2022 2:30:00 PM - 4:30 PM 12/27/2022 4:30:00 PM
Gettysburg Fire Dept. Social Hall

35 N. Stratton Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg Fire Dept. Social Hall
35 N. Stratton Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

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St. Ignatius Cemetery Final Resting Place

1095 Church Rd.
Orrtanna, PA 17353

1095 Church Rd. Orrtanna 17353 PA
United States

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