NEW GARDEN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – William “Bill” D. Frederick, 67, of New Garden, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at Salem Regional Medical Center.

Bill was born on June 1, 1956, in Salem, to George “Bill” and Lenora J. (Oliver) Frederick.

A lifelong area resident and Catholic by faith

Bill worked as a die setter for Metal & Wire in Salem.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman, as well as a woodworker. He was known to create walking sticks, knives, necklaces and jewelry. His greatest passion though was his family.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Lenora J. Frederick; daughters, Melissa L. (Erik McCord) Frederick and Tiffany J. (Randy) Altman; brother, Kevin (Janice Toothman) Frederick; sister, Barbara (John) Parker; three grandchildren, Elexus, Cody and Makayla and great-grandchild, Case.

He was preceded in death by his father, George “Bill” Frederick and a niece, Kelly Earp.

Calling hours will be from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Monday, October 9, 2023, at Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

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A television tribute will air Thursday, October 5 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.