Fred A. Keech, Sr.
October 31, 1934 - September 24, 2016
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Fred Ayres Keech Sr., 81, passed away on Sept. 24, 2016. He was born and raised in Lowland, North Carolina, located on Goose Creek Island in Pamlico County. He was the youngest son of Dallas Whitford Keech and Margaret May “Maggie” Hopkins. He was preceded in death by siblings James Keech, Joseph Keech, Jewell Mercer,…

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Randy ans Sherrie Bristow left a message on October 8, 2016:
We are sorry for your loss. Fred was a great friend ,neighbor and mentor. We will miss listening to his stories and seeing him walking his dog and riding his lawn mower.
The Chris Kotarides family left a message on October 2, 2016:
We have been privileged for many years to know Fred as both a co-worker and a friend. At the Bakery, Fred was hard-working and dedicated, but also knew how to make work fun. Some of the best times of all were the hunting and fishing trips we shared. His jokes, his stories, and his positive attitude made each day all the more memorable. He was truly a people person and knew how to relate to all kinds of personalities. Our memories of Fred will always be cherished ones. May God be with Fred and his family at this time and always.
Linda & Joe Desormeaux left a message on September 29, 2016:
Jo, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time . There is no way to prepare for the lost of a spouse, but you have family and friends that will be there to support you.
Tony Flores left a message on September 29, 2016:
I spent the summer of 1978 on his bread truck as his assistant. The boss hired me so Fred could take him fishing. It was a great summer. I learned a lot about hard work and how to keep moving, I lost about 25 lbs. It was a long time ago but the main things I remember are some great conversations and how everyone on his route thought the world of him.
Paul Kotarides left a message on September 29, 2016:
My condolences go out to Fred's family. Fred was a man of many talents and interests. I worked with him at Mary Jane bakery for many years and was amazed at how much knowledge he possessed and the skills he displayed. He was a man of all seasons and could keep you captivated with his interesting stories. He will be missed.
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Don and Lee Belanger left a message on September 29, 2016:
To the Keech family we offer our sincere condolences. We knew Fred Keech for 30 years , and he was always a kind caring, and helpful gentleman. Rest in peace Fred you deserve it.
Nick Alvis left a message on September 29, 2016:
I worked with Fred at Mary Jane Bakery from 1979 until 1999. Fred was one of the nicest people I've ever had the pleasure to know, his personality was always laid back and very friendly. If you had a problem and Fred thought he could help you, you knew he'd follow through. When he spoke of doing the remodel of his home it blew my mind of how smart he was. I wasn't aware of his passion for fishing, but sounds like he lived a very complete life. His parents raised a large family and if all of them were anything like Fred, his parents are to be commended for a terrific job. The world definitely could use some more Fred Keech. God Bless you Fred and your family.
Dean Themides left a message on September 29, 2016:
Sorry to hear about Fred. I knew him from fishing trips many years ago.
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