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Richard Vaughn Frederick II


1946 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Richard Vaughn Frederick II Obituary
Frederick, Richard Vaughn II, of Pleasant Lake, died peacefully on March 1, 2017 at the age of 70 after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Nancy; children, Mary (Ron) Taylor of Grand Blanc, Angela (David Snider) Frederick of Northville, Richard V. (Pam) Frederick III of Michigan Center, Dawn (Eric) Ray of Navarre, FL and Mike (Gretchen) Rade of Michigan Center; eight grandchildren, Michelle, Jamie, Elizabeth, Emily, Dylan, Max, Richard IV and Ryan; two great-grandchildren, Kyle Jr. and Mila; three siblings, Gail (Sam) Gier of Osseo, Tom (Annette) Frederick of Reading and Jerry (Carol) Frederick of Coldwater.
Richard was born August 18, 1946 in Jackson to Richard V. and Elizabeth (Fry) Frederick. He grew up in Pittsford, MI attending Pittsford High.
Richard enlisted in the Air Force serving in Air Police. In civilian life, he worked with departments in Jackson, Hillsdale, Orlando, FL and as the Chief of Police in Almont, MI. He cherished times on his grandparent's farm in Tustin, MI where he hunted and fished. He enjoyed sports and loved coaching his three children in all of their sports and assisting and encouraging his grandchildren's athletic pursuits.
A Celebration of Richard's Life will be held at Arthur-Day Funeral Home, 820 Fifth St, Michigan Center, MI at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Mar. 10, 2017
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