He was born June 30, 1931 at Emmett the son of Homer and Mary O’Connor Redmon. He grew up in the Emmett, Delia, Rossville and Silver Lake communities and graduated from Silver Lake High School. Don served in the United States Army.
Mr. Redmon was a farmer and had been a salesman. He was a member of Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion in Rossville and was a past Commander. He took pride in serving on the funeral detail team.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Carl, John and Lee Redmon; sisters Margaret Ballard and Mary Ann Bryant.
On May 21, 1950 he was united in marriage to Louise Martinek in Silver Lake. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his son, Mike Redmon, Rossville; two daughters Linda Esquivel and Donna Porter both of Topeka; brothers, Ed and Lloyd Redmon both of Topeka, Theron, Gene, and Billy Redmon all of Valley Falls; sisters, Anna Lou Lahey, California and Monica Olson, Topeka; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Interment with Military Services will be in the Czech-Moravan Cemetery, Rossville.
Mr. Redmon will lie in state after 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.