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Fred Jack Fendley


January 11, 2018

Fred Jack Fendley, 98, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

Born in Salem, S.C., he was the son of the late James Felix and Namma Alexander Fendley. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 74 years, Constance Fendley; brothers, J.C. Fendley, Herbert Fendley and Eugene Fendley; and sister, Ruby Mays.

He served in the United States Army during World War II, European Theater of Operations and K Company 329th Infantry as a rifleman and bazookaman. He saw action in France, Belgium and Germany and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

He was a graduate of Salem High School and attended Clemson College prior to going to work for Olin. After his time in World War II, he returned to work at Olin (Ecusta) where he worked until retirement.

He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Waldrop and husband, Larry, of Fletcher, and son, James Alexander Fendley and wife, Sherry, of Brevard; grandchildren, Keri Alexander Waldrop, of Greensboro, N.C., and Larry Richard Waldrop Jr. and fiancé, Jessica Caron, of Fort Monroe, Va. .; great-granddaughter, Maggie Ward, of Greensboro, N.C .; and sister, Irene Chapman, of Centennial, Colo.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory, with Rev. Paul Smith officiating.

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Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations is serving the family.


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