Fred Dillard, 67 of Williamson, WV passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at the St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, WV. Born September 19, 1953 in Williamson, WV, he was the son of the late James M. and Ada C. Williams Dillard.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother Clement Dillard, and special aunts Mary Ruth Dalton, Rosetta Starling, and Helen Hight.
Fred was a former member of the National Guard, a former clerk for the N&W Railroad, and he attended the New Beginnings Church in Williamson. He currently worked as a door greeter at Walmart which fit Fred’s personality as he was a people person and always had a smile and kind word for everyone. Additionally, he also served as a basketball and volleyball referee.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 40 years, Jennifer Martin Dillard of Williamson, a daughter, Carolyn Dillard of Williamson, 2 grandsons, Kyson Bell and Kemar Joplin both of Williamson, a brother, John Thomas Dillard of Williamson, a sister, Wendy (Bennie) Thomas of Huntington, an uncle, Curtis Hight of Williamson, special nephews, Aaron Dillard, Richard Thomas, Brian Bradford, and Joey Caudill, a special niece, Melissa Caudill, special cousins, Steve Dillard, Stuart Hight, Brenda Jackson, Gary Starling, and Cheryl Starling.
Also surviving is a host of other nieces, nephews, other family, and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm at the Christ Temple Church in Williamson, WV with Pastor Arva Reynolds officiating and assisting will be Pastor Elder Thomas Moore and Bro. Carl Johnson.
Burial will follow in the Mt. View Memory Gardens at Maher, WV with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Jackson Sr., Paul Joyce, Harold Williams, Glen Stanley, Robert Booker, Freddie Ramsey, Andy Way, and Mitch Curtis.
Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Sunday evening at the Christ Temple Church.
Due to the COVID19 situation, everyone will be required to wear a mask or facial covering at all times and adhere to social distancing guidelines.
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