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Fredrick J. Meredith

June 17, 1925 — April 18, 2024

Bellefontaine

Fredrick J. Meredith

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Fredrick J. Meredith, 98, of Bellefontaine was welcomed into the loving embrace of his

heavenly Father on Thursday, April 18, 2024. He was born in Bellefontaine, OH on

June 17, 1925 to the late Emery and Hazel (Hullinger) Meredith.

 

On March 7, 1946, he married the former Ruth Kindell and she proceeded him in death,

by only 11 days, on April 7, 2024. He is also proceeded in death by a daughter Kay Ann

Meredith, brother and sister-in-law Emery “Lewie” (Nan) Meredith, a son-in-law Ed

Wallace, a nephew, niece and honorary family member, Kathy Ramsey.

 

He leaves behind two daughters: Cathy Wallace and Theda (Mike) Moore; four

grandsons: Nicholas (Angie) Wallace, Brandon (Bethany) Moore, Darick (Paige) Moore,

Matthew (Brandee) Moore; 10 great grandchildren: Allie, Nate, Laney, Cooper, Emma,

Hudson, Harper, Luci, Oliver and Theo; a niece and honorary family member Rick

Ramsey.

 

Fred was a proud veteran of the United States Army, having dropped out of school to

serve during WWII, including the Normandy Beach invasion. He served as a Captain of

the Ohio Defense Corp (ODC). He later earned his GED. He was an active member of

the First Christian Church in Bellefontaine where he was a member of the Pilot Class,

and served as a Deacon, a member of the Bellefontaine Masonic Lodge #209, he had a

private pilot license which was a childhood dream of his. In his free time, he enjoyed

golfing, mushroom hunting, collecting coins, watching his grandchildren and great

grandchildren in sporting events and musical performances, watching OSU Buckeyes

no matter what sport, mowing his lawn, and lending a helping hand to whoever needed

it.

 

Fred was employed at A J Miller Co. as an upholsterer, Knowlton Construction Co. as a

heavy equipment operator, Carter Steel and then retired from Acrux Investigation

Agency as a Captain.

 

Rev. Kevin Greenwald along with Fred’s grandson, Nick Wallace will officiate a

memorial service at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Eichholtz Daring &

Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main Street, Bellefontaine.

Visitation will be one hour prior from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery at a later date.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262

Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, First Christian Church, 215 E.

Sandusky Ave., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 or to 5p Minus Society at

https://fivepminus.org/donate

 

EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME CREMATION CENTER

BELLEFONTAINE is honored to serve the Meredith family and encourages anyone to

share a fond memory or message of condolence at www.edsfh.com

 

 


 

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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