Alan E. Hedrick

June 15, 1952 ‒ December 09, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Alan E. Hedrick, 67, of Galion passed away Monday, December 9, 2019.

He was born June 15, 1952 in Mt. Gilead and was the son of Albert and Gladys (Wilkey) Hedrick. Alan is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda (Sheidler) Hedrick whom he married on July 26, 1974.

He proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  He worked as a truck driver for many years. Alan was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose 303 of Galion and member of the “Chicken Club” with Jim Waller and Mike Scherer which was organized to help children. He enjoyed bow hunting, fishing and being a DJ for weddings and any occasion. Alan’s favorite hobby was rebuilding old motorcycles.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Kyle Hedrick of Galion; mother Gladys Miller of Galion; brother, David (Linda) Hedrick of Galion; sister, Tracy (Paul) Baker of Jeannette, PA and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2019 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13 with Rev. Paul Walter officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

Military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy.

Memorial contributions may be made to Special Wish Foundation or the Humane Society serving Crawford County in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Alan Hedrick, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Linda and Family. I am so sorry for you loss. RIP Alan prayers for all🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 Barbara Ann Kendall

  • So sorry for your loss. Will keep all in my prayers. I got to know Alan from the local car shows. Always enjoyed visiting with him. Rest in peace.

  • To Linda and family, I am very sorry for your loss. Alan was a very good friend for a long, long time. I will never forget all the good times we had fishing, riding motorcycles, and the many activities and parties at the moose. Prayers and condolences sent to the family. R I P ALAN

  • Our sincerest condolences to Linda, Kyle and the rest of the family. We are deeply saddened by your loss.

  • So sorry for your loss!! Didn’t know him all that well, but loved watching him do his antics on the dance floor. R I P

  • Dear Kyle and Linda,
    So very sorry to hear this. Big Al worked at Ferrellgas with us. He was a hard worker, great storyteller, and a wonderful person. Thinking of you

  • Linda and Kyle,

    I so sorry for your loss. It was go much fun growning up at the moose with Alan around. Watching the antics of the Chicken Club is something that I will never forget. He always brought a smile to mom’s face when they would dance up at the moose. Now they are dancing away up in heaven.