Robin "Turk" Dedrick, retired teacher and coach from East Wake High School, took his final walk to the ball fields November 22, 2018. Coach Dedrick never quit his long fight against heart disease and was given the gift of peace Thanksgiving morning. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Ray and Nora Dedrick of Wake Forest.
He is survived by wife Cynthia, son Jonathan, son Jason (Michelle), grandson Austin and granddaughter Elizabeth all of Wake Forest and son Christopher (Kami) and granddaughter Kaydence of Wilmington. He is also survived by a sister Linda Dedrick Bonner (Allan) of Raleigh and an Aunt, Blanche Dedrick Patrician of Binghamton, New York.
The family will receive visitors from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Bright Funeral Home 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 pm on November 29, 2018 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home in Wake Forest, NC, followed by the burial at Brier Creek Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to Transitions LifeCare of Wake County.