Frederick "Fred" W. Goodpasture
August 14, 1934 - November 22, 2021
Frederick W. "Fred" Goodpasture, 87, widower of Patricia "Pat" Goodpasture, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 22, 2021. He was born in Marion, Va., the son of the late Milton and Augusta Crowe Goodpasture. He was also preceded in death by a stepson, Kerry Bailey; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Maurice Cullop; and brother-in-law, George Akers.
He was a member of Clearbrook Baptist Church, a veteran of the United States Air Force, a former employee of Eaton Corporation and later worked as a courier.
He will be missed and remembered by a stepson, Timmy Wayne Bailey (Jamie); step-grandchildren, Jason W. Bailey, Nicole A. Bailey-Bedsaul (Michael), and Kristy Bailey; step-great-grandchildren, Brandie Grey and Harper Bedsaul; former daughters-in-law, Deborah Bailey and Robin Bailey; siblings, Milton W. Goodpasture Jr. (Barbara) of Randleman, N.C., and Shirley G. Akers of Cary, N.C.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 28, 2021, in the Chapel of Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Rd., with the Rev, Bryan Ratliff officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial donations be made to Clearbrook Baptist Church Mission Fund, 5219 Singing Hills Road, Roanoke, VA 24014.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.simpsonfuneral.com
Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory
5160 Peters Creek Rd.
Published by Roanoke Times on Nov. 27, 2021.