He passed peacefully on Wednesday May 8, at the OSU Ross Heart.
He graduated from Miami University of Ohio where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, serving as president in 1968. He received the Bronze Star for Meritorious service in Vietnam. After 35 years he retired from Baxter Healthcare where his customers became lifelong friends.
Fred enjoyed cross country motorcycle trips with Steve Mauger and Fred Shato, as well as planning many other vacations all over the world with friends and family. He was an avid gardener and a proud patriot of America.
He leaves behind his wife Linda, two daughters Holly Layman and Leslie Graham and his beloved granddaughter Kylee, and his sister Sonny Harper. Proceeded in death by his sister Patty Lewis. To honor his memory please donate to Saint Jude's Children's Hospital.
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