Robert Stephan Redding, 48, an architect, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 1999, in Fort Worth after a brief illness.

Funeral: Noon Tuesday at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Pallbearers: Hank Dawson, Harvey Youngblood, Keith Kothmann, Flavel Chastain, Roddy Boggus and Karl Fescenmeyer.

Robert Redding was born Nov. 23, 1951, in Fort Worth. He attended Paschal High School in Fort Worth and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1976 with a bachelor of architecture degree. He was an associate with Huitt Zollars Inc. and a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Texas Society of Architects.

He recently completed the direction of the architectural and engineering design services for the renovation of the historic Blackstone Hotel in downtown Fort Worth. He was also very proud to have been involved in the cat and bear exhibit at the Fort Worth Zoo.

Survivors: Wife, Maureen "Cookie" Redding of Fort Worth; parents, James and Kay Redding of Fort Worth; brothers, Jimmy and wife, Janell Redding, of Fort Worth and Roger Redding of Houston; aunts, Ruby Chase of Fort Worth and Evelyn Dwyer of Chicago, Ill.; uncle, Dr. John Kotorac of Bakersville, Calif.; nephew, Aaron Cleveland of Arlington; sisters-in-law, Patty Cleveland of Arlington and Tami Price and husband, Bart, of Fort Worth; many cousins and close friends; and his three cats, Chaddy, Buddy and Hillary. Laurel Land Funeral Home-Fort Worth 7100 Crowley Road, 293-1350

Published in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX)  Date: December 21, 1999

Robert Stephan Redding
November 23, 1951 - December 18, 1999