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JUNE 16, 1937 - MAY 26, 2010
KINGS MOUNTAIN - Mr. Fred Eugene Hamrick, 72, of Oak Grove Road, passed away on May 26, 2010 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
He was born on June 16, 1937 in Cleveland County to the late Victor Lee and Rachel Clary Hamrick. Fred served in the Army as a Military Police. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and was a former usher. He retired from Shelby Printing, continued working at Lowes Home Improvement in the garden center and at Cleveland Community College as a security guard. He enjoyed gardening and fishing.
In addition to parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Nellie Sue Fraser, Annie Rae Bridges and Nancy Mayes.
He is survived by his brothers, W. Keever Hamrick of Kings Mountain, Lamar Hamrick of Shelby, Dr. Ector Hamrick and wife, Carol, of Portsmouth, Va.; sister, Emily Mayes and husband, Kenneth, of Kings Mountain; brother-in-laws, Carl Bridges of Shelby and Wayne Mayes of Kings Mountain and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral: Saturday, May 29, 11 a.m., Oak Grove Baptist Church Sanctuary; the body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service.
Officiated by: The Rev. Travis Northcutt and Dr. Ector Hamrick
Visitation: The family will receive friends after the service, in the sanctuary and other times the home of his brother, W. Keever Hamrick, 1138 Oak Grove Rd., Kings Mountain.
Burial: Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors
Memorials: Oak Grove Baptist Church Bell Tower Fund, 1022 Grove Rd., Kings Mountain, NC 28086 or
, 6000 Fairview Rd., Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28210
Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory
Online guest registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on May 28, 2010