Terry A. Fredrick, 73, of Fayette, Ohio, died Nov. 5, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, Ohio, following an extended period of ailing health.
Born July 31, 1944, in Wauseon, Ohio, he was the younger of two sons born to the late DeWayne and Virginia (Dorsey) Fredrick.
Terry grew up in Fayette and was a 1963 graduate of Gorham-Fayette High School. He later moved to Chicago where he furthered his education and also worked as a surveyor. Upon moving back to Fayette, he worked as a carpenter for more than 10 years at Rupp Lumber in Pettisville, Ohio. He married Rhonda (Hibbard) Myers on May 17, 1996, and she preceded him in death April 13, 2014.
Terry enjoyed woodworking and crafting, drawing his intricate plans for his projects. Every year, he greatly anticipated the week of festivities and food of the Fulton County Fair.
Terry is survived by his brother, Richard (and Nedra) Fredrick of Fayette; two step-sons, Brian (and Jolene) Myers and Shane Myers of Fayette; two step-grandchildren, Jena Myers of Wauseon and Jake Myers of Fayette; a step-great-granddaughter, Kaidence; nieces and nephews, Kristie (and Kip) Humbert and Jon (and Denise) Fredrick, all of Fayette; great-nephews and niece, Storm, Colt, Slayde, Rayce and Braelyn Humbert; and great-great niece and nephews, Hendricks, Slayde and Harlow.
Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette, with Rev. Gene Sugg officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Gorham-Fayette Fire Department or the Parkinson’s Foundation.