Carder, Fred Roy, Sr. (Cleveland)

Sunday, July 15, 2018
Fred Carder
Fred Carder

Fred Roy Carder, Sr., 78, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018.

Originally from Murphy, N.C., Fred was a longtime Cleveland resident after marrying Brenda (Caldwell). He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church and a dedicated employee of Duracell. He lived and instilled the values of hard work, enjoying the outdoors, and caring for his family. 

He was preceded in death by his father Roy and mother Pauline “Polly” and grandson Bradley Carder.

Fred is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, sons and daughters-in-law, Fred, Jr. and Janene, Mark and Jennifer; grandsons, Joshua (Lauren) and William (Megan); granddaughters, Mary Cate and Anna, and great-granddaughter, Adelynn; brothers and sisters include Ralph (Brenda) and Hugh (Lisa) and Janet (Bill) Stiles, Jane (Wendell) Garland, and Louise “Susie” Carder. 

Funeral services are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 16, at First Baptist Church Cleveland. The family will receive friends on Monday beginning at 4 p.m. until the service time at the church.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Gene Brown, Fred Bryson, Madison York, Bubba Smith, Walter Peterson, and Jack Snyder will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Fred or your condolences with his family at his online memorial at www.companionfunerals.com.

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Carder family with these arrangements.


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