Freddie “Fred” Lee Dove, 74, of Broadway, died Feb. 4, 2013, at Avante of Harrisonburg.
He was born May 11, 1938, in Bergton, and was a son of the late William Harrison and Bessie Lee Crider Dove.
He was an owner and operator of F&S Slaughter and Processing and had also worked at Walker Manufacturing. He was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church in Fulks Run.
On Feb. 23, 1957, he married the former Stella Ratliff, who survives.
Also surviving are daughter, Karen Wheeler and husband, Doug, of Broadway, her two children, Mark and Stephanie; daughter, Anita Brown and husband, Dewey, of New Market, and their daughter, Cayce; and three sisters, Virginia “Sit” Smith of West Virginia, Lennis Fitzwater of Maryland, and Shirley Mongold of Broadway.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Delia Miller, Lucy Fitzwater and Zada Kline, and a brother, David Dove.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Grandle Funeral Home Chapel with a memorial service following at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Upon his request, his body was cremated and burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Broadway Fire Department, P.O. Box 271, Broadway, VA 22815, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com .