Henry James Redford "Hank"

Friday, November 2, 2018

Henry James Hank Redford, 82, of Mountain Home, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, October 26, 2018. A gathering will be held at a later date. Cremation was under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home.

Hank was born in Reno, Nevada and graduated from Sparks High School. Shortly after high school he joined the US Navy and serving in the CBs.

Upon returning home he went to work for Sierra Pacific Power Co. at Lake Tahoe and also as an electrician. He became a deputy sheriff and a detective in Douglas County, Nevada.

Hank and the family moved to Mountain Home in the early 70s and started Redford Electric. He later worked as an underground inspector through Idaho Power until his retirement. During his time inspecting Hank invented the Penta Buster tool and had it patented.

He loved to bowl, trap shoot and enjoyed the many friends he met. He was a member of the Masons and also proud member of the NRA.

Hank leaves behind his wife Gwen, sons Brian and Tory, and his daughter Julie, cousin Bill Swayne and Ann, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Kylene.

Donations in Hanks memory can be sent to the Friends of the NRA, Elmore County, C/O Mike Stoecker, 150 No. 2nd East, Mtn Home, ID 83647 or Christian & Baptist Church, 265 N. 4th East, Mtn Home, ID 83647.

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