Delbert "Del" Hedges
11/17/1936 - 9/19/2013
Delbert "Del" Hedges was a longtime Lincoln resident, Delbert Hedges age 76, died September 19, 2013 after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. He left surrounded by his loving family at his home.
Del was born November 17, 1936 in Pawnee, Okla., to the the late Hubert and Nora Hedges. In 1939 the family moved with siblings Carmelita, Alfred and Carlyn to Lincoln.
Del attended Lincoln High School, where he met his future wife, Sylvia Jean Williams.
Del worked at Cal-Ida Lumber for 20 years and Aerojet Corporation as a Plastics Mechanic for 25 years. He was a classic car restoration expert.
The Hedges family thanks the loving Bristol Hospice team for their devoted care of Delbert.
He is survived by, wife, Sylvia Jean Williams; children: Delberta (Alton) Peek, Romona Krentz, Vickie (Richard) Noyes, Angela (James) Seay, Robert (Judy) Hedges and Rebecca Hedges. He leaves 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren, most of whom live within a 20 mile radius of their "Poppy"
Services are Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church followed by a reception at McBean Park Pavilion in Lincoln, Calif.
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Sept. 26, 2013