Gary Paul Fredrick was born March 19, 1943 in Monett, MO. He was the son of Clifford Paul and Edna (Jenkins) Fredrick. Gary graduated from Parkview High School in Springfield in 1961 and worked for the Frisco-Burlington Northern Railroad until retirement. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clever, Missouri.
He is survived by his wife Linda, brothers; Gail and wife Denise, Virgle and wife Marty and neicies, a nephew and many other family members, friends and neighbors in Clever, MO.
Gary enjoyed playing and singing country and gospel music with friends and local musicians. He spent many hours volunteering his time in helping others.