Deacon John Frederick was born on October 4, 1931 to the late Phillip Frederick and Hennrietta Frederick in South Carolina. Deacon Frederick was educated in the public school system of Saint John High School in Cameron, South Carolina.
In 1953 met and fell in love with the love of his life, his wife Ruth E. Hamilton. The Lord blessed and ordained this marriage for 69 long years. To this union 5 children were born.
Deacon Frederick dedicated his life to God, his family and to the service of the Lord. He was a faithful and dedicated member of the historical Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church under the tutelage of the late Harold O. Davis where he served and worshiped for over 50 long years. After the death of the late Harold O. Davis, Deacon Frederick remained faithful to his church because he realized that it was God’s church and he was God’s servant. Deacon Frederick was a member of the male chorus ministry and he also served on the Deacon Board Ministry. There was nothing that Deacon Frederick wouldn’t do for his church and he would assist anyway possible for the up keep of God’s kingdom. Out of the many joys of serving the church, Deacon Frederick took great love and pride in serving side by side with his brothers on the Deacons board.
Deacon Frederick was employed at a variety of truck businesses as a licensed CDL truck driver in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
He loved going out to eat at his favorite restaurant the Golden Eagle Diner and Tiffany Diner in Philadelphia and Bristol Pennsylvania. Her loved gardening, cutting his grass and going on his timeshare vacation to Myrtle Beach and Ocean City Maryland.
On Sunday, May 14 Deacon John Frederick heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Come unto me, all ye that labour are heavy laden and I will give you rest”. He gentle closed his eyes, put his hands in the Lords hands and went to be with the Lord.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.
Left to cherish fond memories of Deacon Frederick his wife of 89 years, Ruth Frederick, his children, John Federick Jr., Hennietta Frederick, James Frederick, LeRoy Green, and John Johnson. Brothers; Adam Frederick (Ann) of Trevose, PA. Phil Frederick (Justine) of Willingboro, New Jersey. Margaret Pelzer of Elloree, South Carolina. John had six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
John was preceded in death by his children; Betty J. Frederick and Thomas W. Frederick, brothers: Abraham, sisters: Blondelle, and Mary.
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