Robert Wayne Redd (’78)

Robert Wayne Redd was born October 14, 1950 to William Adams Redd Jr. and Gloria Jean Redd. A native of Houston, Texas, he was an engaging and inquisitive individual in his youth and teenage years. He attended and graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. Upon graduation, he launched his career in the oil industry with Exxon. During his thirty-year career at Exxon, he was a scout that researched other oil companies and developed strategies that would keep Exxon competitive. Robert developed a love for motorcycles at an early age which continued into his adult years. As a Harley owner, he rode cross-country with the Harley Owners Group. He enjoyed listening to the Beach Boys, Creedence Clearwater Revival and country music. He was a loving and devoted father. He chauffeured and attended all his daughters’ activities, and was a constant presence in his daughters’ lives. He gave love, guidance and life instruction that has carried them into productive pursuits and lives. Upon retiring from Exxon, Robert spent time in Schulenburg and Georgetown pursuing ranching in the relaxing lifestyle of the hill country. Robert Wayne Redd passed on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He is survived by his daughters, Courtney Ann Redd and Dayna Elizabeth Stallcup and her husband, Russell Anthony; grandchildren, Sydney, Dylan and Emma; brother, William David Redd and wife Suzanne; nephews, Brandon and Daniel; and niece, Donna Brinson. He was preceded in death by his father, William Adams Redd Jr.; mother, Gloria Jean Redd; and a brother, James Richard Redd. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Schmidt Funeral Home Grand Parkway Chapel, in Katy, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Chaplain Daniel Schramm officiating. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020 at Woodlawn Garden of Memories Cemetery, in Houston.

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