April 10, 2013


John J. Reardon Jr., 87, of Cadiz, Ky., died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Rivers Bend Rehab and Nursing Center in Lyon County, Ky.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 12, at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz.

Officiating will be the Rev. Bill Bursztynski.

Visitation will be at Goodwin Funeral Home from 9 a.m. until time of the service.

Burial will be at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, Ky., with full military honors.

Memorial contributions can be made to Pennyroyal Veterans Center at 506 Boales St., Hopkinsville, Ky. 42240.

John Reardon Jr. was born in Lake City, Iowa, on Dec. 13, 1925, to John Joseph and Esther Anderson Reardon Sr.

He was a member of the Wallonia Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran.

John retired from civil service and was a member of VFW Post 8083 and American Legion 284 in Bellview, Fla.

He is survived by four stepsons: Charles Fink of Cadiz, Ky.; Edward Fink of Cadiz, Ky.; Paul Fink of Nashville, Tenn., and Michael Fink of Brownsville, Md.; a foster daughter, Jacqueline Short of Hopewell, Va.; niece Pat Fasbender of Carroll; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Preceding John in death are his wife Lois Marie Reardon; his first wife, Frances Reardon; and his sisters Leonette Derner and Bernadine Peterson.