YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Fredrick L. Ravnell, 62 of Youngstown, entered into his resting place on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at his residence.

Fred was born May 15, 1960 in Youngstown, a son of Joe and Mary Ravnell of Youngstown.

He went to North High School but graduated from East High School.

He worked at different jobs in the area.

He was baptized at Kimmelbrook Baptist Church at an early age. 

He enjoyed basketball as well as coaching and owning a semi pro basketball team. He was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and in his past time he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his children, Lanelle, Fredrick, Jr., Brandon, Aaron, Tyrell, Anisha, Jasmine, Ferrell and Sedric Ravnell; two stepchildren, Bobby and Clinton Jones whom he reared as his own; 33 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his mother, Reverend Mary Rivera; siblings, Rex, Suvella and Deborah; his stepmother, Deloris; nieces; nephews; cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Orlando; his father; his brothers, Tang and Jerry; stepbrother, Reno and a stepsister, Kathy.

Funeral service will be Friday, April 21, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home. Friends may call from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. 

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A television tribute will air Tuesday, April 18 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.