Fred B. Chatham

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“I knew Fred Chatham when he was a young Marine, stationed at the Naval Ordance Plant in S. Char. WV, for prep to going overseas. A nicer person I...Read More »
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“Nancy- I know your pain. It's hard to let go of a loved one but the knowledge that they no longer are in pain and that they are in a better place...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Norma Oquendo - FL

“Crystal & Family, May God's mercy & strength keep you thru the days ahead.And when the days seem the darkest,remember that your Grandfather is in...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Glenda Pettigrew - Burlington, NC

“I met Mr. Chatham a few years ago and when we made the first eye contact I knew then it was something about him that was special. He knew the Lord...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: James I. Tyner - Burlington, NC

“Nancy, My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in this time of sorrow. May the lord bless and keep you through the following days....Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Beth Robistow - Burlington, NC

“Nancy & Family - I met Brother Fred at the Florence Memorial Baptist Church in 1975 for the first time. He always was a true Christian gentleman who...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Karl E. Hellmann - Denver, PA

“Dylan, We are sorry for the passing of your great grandfather.I know you made lots of memories with him. Hold on to those memories. That is how you...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: debbie luck - gibsonville, NC

“We are very sorry for your loss. Hold on to the many memories that you have. As you go through this journey of life may the lord comfort and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: debbie luck - gibsonville, NC


Burlington, NC Fred B. Chatham, age 85, of Grace Avenue went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at ARMC. He was a native of Schoolfield, Virginia and the husband of the late Ruth Hill Chatham. Fred was employed for 22 years with Associated Transport and he most recently worked at Burger King. He was a US Marine Corps veteran of WW II serving in the Pacific Theatre, Fred was a member of Florence Memorial Baptist Church where he played and sang during his lifetime. He used his musical talents to minister to many churches in our community. Survivors include his daughter, Nancy C. Alcorn of Burlington; grandchildren, Crystal Lawrence and Richard (April) Lawrence all of Burlington; great grandchildren, Dylan Gerner, Alice Sullivan and Lillian Lawrence; nephews, Richard and Preston Chatham. He was preceded in death by his wife and parents, James Robert and Maggie Stump Chatham. A service to celebrate his life will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Florence Memorial Baptist Church by Rev. James Florence. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Eden with military honors provided by the US Marine Corps. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. Memorials may be made to Florence Memorial Baptist Church, 910 Gibson Road, Mebane, NC 27302.

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