Peter Jack Frederick from Clay, Alabama passed away Monday, June 19, 2023, at the age of 77.
Pete was married to his wife, Sherri Frederick, for 34 years, and they built a home and a life together, making a place at their table for each of their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as neighbors and friends. He was a man who gave more than he took in life, and those who knew him will never forget his loyalty and commitment.
Born February 18, 1946 in Hackleburg, Alabama, Pete is predeceased by his parents, William D and Ruthie Frederick, and by six of his siblings, Lois Scott, Corrine Childers, Franklin Frederick, Rosa Yates, Francis Frederick and Mary Lou Frederick.
Pete was a graduate of Hackleburg High School, class of 1964. He was owner of Chalkville Small Engine in Clay, Alabama for 37 years, retiring in 2018. Pete was an avid hunter and he loved raising Tennessee Mountain cur dogs. He was a master mechanic who loved to tinker with engines, even after retirement. His quiet life was dedicated to his family, and he was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Pete is survived by his wife, Sherri Frederick, his brother Charles Frederick, and children, Wayne Frederick of Hackleburg, AL, Jimmy Frederick (Amy) of Moody, AL, Eric Frederick (Candy) of Trussville, AL, Sabrina Morden (Kyle) of Ashville, AL and John Sanderson (Pamela) of Odenville, AL. He will be missed by his seven grandchildren, who called him "Paw Paw Pete": Ember Britton (Jason), Chase Frederick (Lindsey), Taylor Woodall, Caitlin Frederick, Ariel Tanner (Seth), Peter Cole Farley, Kennadi Sanderson and Vivian Jones, and by his five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place on Friday, June 23, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and the funeral will be Saturday, June 24 at 12:00, both at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, AL.