Kendall Joe Redburn

October 8, 1959 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 60)


Kendall Joe Redburn Kendall Joe Redburn, of Plymouth Meeting, Pa, passed away quietly at home on April 29, 2020. He died of natural causes due to a Big Heart, as he was carried and born at an altitude of 10,000 feet. He was just60 years old. Kendall was born in Iowa on October 8, 1959. With his father (Joe) and his mother (Laura), Kendall was the third of four brothers (Mike, David, Ronald) who traveled from Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Colorado, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. A contagious laugh that created lots of problems with his three brothers, Kendall was a genius. At a teenager Kendall found his enthusiastic hobby and work, software programming. Starting at 17 years old he broke into the Dupont’s mainframe and ended up working for DuPont. Kendall was an entrepreneur at heart and started many businesses on his own. He wrote and designed games for early Macintosh computers, built a successful online business, wrote and published several books, including the Captain Santa series. Most recently he launched an online collectible card game. Kendall’s had two loving children (Rebecca and Sean) who currently live in Delaware with Kendall’s first wife (Cathy). In 2004, Kendall married his second wife (Dorian) moving to Pennsylvania. Kendall was well known in the collectible card game and gaming communities in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Along with his wife, Dorian, Kendall was a judge for Magic the Gathering and the PokemonProfessor, hosting pre-releases and regional competitions. Kendall is well known at many gaming shops and made fast friends wherever he went. Throughout the past 18 years, Kendall has loved to travel with his wife, and they danced West Coast Swing several times a week. He loved attending Renaissance Festivals and playing with his grandchildren. His most recent projects and activities included building geysers and chess boards, playing games, attending book clubs and readings, and cooking for others. He had a sharp wit and a kind heart, and he was beloved by many. He is survived by his wife, Dorian, his children, Rebecca and Sean, his step-children, Geoff and Jason (Erin), his grandchildren, Charlotte and Kevin, his father, Joe, his brothers, Michael, Ronald, David, and many loving friends and family members. A celebration of life of friends and family will take place once gathering restrictions are lifted. Visit:,, “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

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