Carl C. "Jack" Redinger, 82, a retired partner of VVKR Inc., a Northern Virginia architectural and engineering concern, who had been active in church, civic and community groups, died Oct. 14 at his home in Arlington. He had a heart ailment.

Mr. Redinger, a Washington native and Roosevelt High School graduate, was a 1942 Phi Beta Kappa engineering graduate of the University of Michigan. He served with the Army in Europe during World War II and received a Bronze Star.

After the war, he worked for the Wilberding engineering company in Washington before co-founding the Kendrich & Redinger engineering company in 1953. In 1967, it merged with another concern to become VVKR (Vosbeck, Vosbeck, Kendrich & Redinger). Mr. Redinger retired in 1988.

Over the years, he and his companies had worked on projects involving Union Station and the development of the Rosslyn section of Arlington. His company installed the swimming pool in the White House basement during the Johnson administration.

Mr. Redinger was a past president of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and served on the board of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. He also served on the advisory board of Clarendon Bank & Trust, was a past president of the Arlington Rotary, and served on the Arlington County Plumbing Board and the Virginia Engineers Council.

He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Takoma Park and served as its Sunday school superintendent.

His hobbies included golf, bowling, and tennis. He was a past president of both the Washington Golf & Country Club and the Northern Virginia chapter of the Virginia State Golf Association.

His wife of 49 years, Jean Estelle Holzbeierlein, died in 1992.

Survivors include two sons, Frank W., of Boise, Idaho, and Jon M., of Arlington; three daughters, Lynn R. Rankin of Aliso Viejo, Calif., Susan L. Hart of Woodbridge and Stacy L. Young of Front Royal; a sister, Cynthia Ann Cabaniss of King George, Va.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.