Earl Raymond Redinger Jr. - age 78, of Holly, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2023. Per Earl's request cremation has taken place and no services will be held. Those desiring may make contributions to Adopt-A-Pet, 13575 Fenton Road, Fenton, MI 48430. Earl was born July 28, 1944 in Cumberland, Maryland, the son of Earl Raymond, Sr. and Noami (Fansler) Redinger. He was a 1962 graduate of Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, Maryland. Earl married Alma Lee Smith on March 27, 1962 in Cumberland, Maryland. Earl moved his family from Cumberland, to Michigan, living briefly in South Lyon, before eventually settling in Brighton for 28 years. After raising his family in Brighton, Earl and Alma retired to Holly, in 1998. Earl was a Certified Master Mechanic for over 30 years and retired from General Motors Proving Grounds after 23 years of service. He was a lifetime member of the Livingston Conservation and Sports Association in Brighton. He was a Master Archer, a Sawyer, an animal lover and a Master Tinkerer. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Alma; his children, Paul (Jorga) Redinger of Australia, Todd Redinger of Holly, Jennifer Redinger of Sebastian, FL, Steffani Magnus-Redinger of Marlborough, MA, Jackie Lender of Hamburg, and Nikki Redinger of Australia; grandchildren, Jason, Maggie, Meagan, Shane, AJ, Tyler, Aaron, Addyson, Chase, Raygen, Cameron, Kayden, Kye; four great-grandchildren; and his beloved dogs, Norman and Pongo. He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents, George and Bessie Fansler. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.
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