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LeRoy Lee Eugene Frederick
LeRoy Lee Eugene Frederick

LeRoy “Lee” Eugene Frederick                    

    Birth:  Mar. 6, 1926                  Death: Nov. 16, 2006
Crosby                                      Crockett
Harris County                            Houston County
Texas, USA                               Texas, USA

“Services for LeRoy Eugene Frederick 80, of Grapeland, Texas will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Liberty Hill United Methodist Church with Tommy Hutto officiating.

Daddy & Barbara resided in Percilla, TX. Burial will follow in Augusta Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster, of Grapeland.

Mr. Frederick died Thursday at East Texas Medical Center in Crockett. Condolence calls will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Grapeland, Texas.” [Palestine Herald-Press Nov 18,2006]

LeRoy was raised Catholic as all his sisters and brothers were. They attended the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Crosby, TX. When my Daddy married Barbara he was baptized later in life as Methodist. He helped build the Liberty Hill Methodist Church, in Liberty Hill, TX.
LeRoy was the son of Charlie & Bessie (Mazac) Frederick of Houston, Harris County, Texas.

His ancestors emigrated from Moravia in 1892. He had two sisters, Agnes Rainie “Renie” (Frederick) Christ and Juanita “Punkin” (Frederick)Christ, both of them resided on Talcott Road, Houston, Harris County, Texas. He had two brothers, Charles and Woodrow Frederick, who preceded him in death.

He was married to first wife, Jean Marie Linderman, 15 Nov. 1947, Liberty, Texas.

They had six children by that union, which lasted for twenty one years. Joseph Lee, Phyllis Jean [Hyden], Sally Ann [Tudor], Karl Thomas, Patricia “Tricia” Marie [Harrod], and Sarah Kay Frederick [Moore].

LeRoy married Barbara Moore Faulk in 15 Sept. 1969. She called him Lee. Barbara had two children, Jeanna and Joey Faulk, from a previous marriage. LeRoy & Barbara had no children from that marriage, which lasted for thirty seven years.

LeRoy served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard Merchant Marine supply ships for troops. He served in the U.S. Navy from Jan. 1944, until May 18, 1946. He was shipped out to San Diego, California. [Frederick, Leroy Eugene, service number was 5772117, Seaman 1C, V-6 USNR, Sheldon, Texas.] He was Honorably discharged. He was sent back to Camp Wallace, TX. after World War II ended.

Daddy worked for Brown & Root, Inc, 4100 Clinton Drive, Houston, Texas for [46] forty six years. Started out as a Mechanic and retired as Asst. Supt. of the Automotive Dept.

LeRoy & Barbara (Moore) Frederick were hosts for several different parks in Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana, etc… In 1995, all the Grandchildren were taken by LeRoy’s son, Joseph Frederick & Brenda (Meyers)Frederick, to visit them in South Dakota & Montana.

LeRoy was a loving Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather. He is greatly missed!
I am proud to be the daughter of such an honorable and hard working man.

Family links:
  Charles “Charlie” F. Frederick (1892 – 1947)
  Elizabeth Annie Mazac Frederick (1895 – 1977)

Burial: Augusta Cemetery
Houston County
Texas, USA 
Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: Aug 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21070006


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