Clayton Dale Frederick, July 27, 1943~November 7, 2016

frederick-clayton-picClayton Dale Frederick, 73, of Fayetteville passed away Monday, November 7, 2016 in Fayetteville surrounded by family and friends. He was born July 27, 1943 in Fayetteville to Fount and Bertha Myers Frederick.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Clayton was owner/operator of a trucking company; a member of Civitan International; was a Drake Field airport manager ; a Fayetteville Firefighter; an outstanding fisherman; loved to travel; and was an avid Razorbacks fan.

He was not scared to face “decision”.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Fount and Bertha Frederick.

Clayton is survived by his wife, Mary Pretty Frederick of the home; daughters, Sherry Stidman and husband, Scott of West Fork and Terry Cornelius and husband, Aaron of Fayetteville; son, Timothy Frederick and partner, Theresa Warford of Fayetteville; 2 grandchildren, Spencer Stidman and Taryn Cornelius; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Sons Chapel Church with Reverend Rex Eaton officiating. Interment will follow in Sons Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel. Pallbearers will be Aaron Cornelius, Timothy Frederick, Gary Harvey, David Frederick, Evan House and Dennis Frederick. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris, Michael and Robert Harvey.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. Friday, November 11, 2016 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 E. Longview St., Fayetteville, AR. 72703 or the Fayetteville Firemen’s Pension and Relief Fund, c/o Sondra Smith/City Clerk, 113 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR. 72701.

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    Name » 08. Nov, 2016

    Sorry for your loss

    Joe and Pat Stidman » 08. Nov, 2016

    Sorry to hear of Mr. Frederick”s death. Condolences to Mary, Sherry and Terry and the rest of the family. We are in prayer for you all to be comforted.

    Jodie » 09. Nov, 2016

    Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of Clayton. May you find comfort in the words written at Acts 24:15, where God promises to bring back to life those we have lost in death by means of a resurrection. In the future He will also do away with our enemy, death.(Isaiah 25:8) This gives us the wonderful hope of being reunited with our loved ones, forever. Until then, I hope the memories of Clayton and these promises from God comfort you in the days ahead.

    AR/OK Airports Development Office » 09. Nov, 2016

    Please accept or condolences on behalf of the FAA’s AR/OK ADO. Dale had a great rapport with our office and members of our staff. He will be missed.

    Carl and Janice Pense » 10. Nov, 2016

    So very sorry for your loss.Dale stayed at mom’s house years ago and was like a brother to me then.Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys.I know he will be greatly missed.

    Dan & Judy Morgan and Virgie Murphy » 10. Nov, 2016

    Mary and family , We are so sorry about the passing of Dale.

    Carl Brooks » 11. Nov, 2016

    Name » 11. Nov, 2016 Carl Brooks

    Dale is one of those people that you remember… a class act. He was universally respected in all areas of his profession, and as airport manager. That’s the Dale I knew. He visited often in both control towers at the airport and was always welcome. During a particularly bad ice storm, my wife and I had no electricity at home for two weeks. Dale, while not sanctioning our actions, allowed my wife and I to “sort of” camp out in the old Fire station. He didn’t have to do that, but that was Dale. He always did his job with intelligence and precision… and made a lot of friends in the process. Everyone at the airport will miss him and we are better off having had him in our lives.
    My sincere condolences, Carl Brooks

    Name » 11. Nov, 2016

    Sorry for your loss Mary and family

    Rhonda Kelly » 11. Nov, 2016

    My deepest sympathy for the Frederick family. Dale was such a sweet man and I have many fond childhood memories of him.

    Name » 11. Nov, 2016

    I’m so sorry for your loss
    My prayers are with the family

    Janie Lackey

    Name » 11. Nov, 2016

    Prayers for you
    So sorry to hear about your loss


    Rickey Laughlin » 11. Nov, 2016

    Sorry for your loss
    Prayers to you
    Mary and family