Fred L. Metz
CHATHAM - Fred L. Metz, 67, of Chatham, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born September 5, 1944 in Springfield, the son of Fred J. and Dorothy Lederle Metz. He married Joyce Broadway Kincaid on June 5, 1993 in Tuscola.
Fred graduated from Griffin High School in 1962 and from Southern Illinois University in 1967. He was employed by the State of Illinois for 35 years, retiring in 2001. He was an avid fan of baseball, the Cubs and the Illini. Fred loved to go to Florida and spend time with his grandsons. He also enjoyed golfing, fishing and working in the yard.
Surviving are his wife, Joyce; one son, Fred (Brooke) Metz of Winter Springs, FL; two grandchildren, Tyler and Trevor; one sister, Catherine Mrasak of Rochester; and one niece, Catie Harris of Springfield.
Cremation rites were accorded by Bramley Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. till time of services at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 20, 2012 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Chatham, with Father John Nolan officiating.
Memorials may be made to the
Bramley Funeral Home, Divernon, is in charge of arrangements.