SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Frederick Joseph Windon, age 84, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020.
He was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia June 24, 1935 to Ida Mae and Joseph Ezra Windon.
Predeceased by four siblings.
He was in the Navy from 1952-55 and retired from GM in 1993. Fred held many other positions in his life and became well known as “The Avon Guy”.
Hobbies included golf and singing in various choirs, as well as spending time with his beautiful wife.
He was an active deacon of First Baptist Church of Ocala and participated in various ministries.
He was also a member of the Masons for 59 years.
Survived by his wife of 64 years, Nancy Lee (Yoho); four children, Steven (Lynda) Windon, Judith (Mike) Steer, Susan (Les) Niehaus and Jeff Windon; nine grandchildren, Jason (Danielle) Steer, Stephanie Windon, Donnelle (Jeremy) Becker, Saleena (James) Repko, Andrew (Lindsay) Windon, Jacob Windon, Hannah Niehaus, David Windon and Jack Windon and seven great-grandchildren, Jackson Steer, Zachary Becker, Caden Steer, Ellen Becker, Lily Repko, Reid Windon and Layla Repko.
Service will be held at Brown Funeral Home in Sebring at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. Friends and family will be received one hour prior to the service, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
There will be a celebration of life at First Baptist of Ocala at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Ocala, 2801 SE Maricamp Road, Ocala, FL 34471 or Interfaith of Ocala.
You may sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, 330-938-2526.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, June 15, at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.