Fred K. Dew, Sr., 79, was called to his heavenly home on January 31, 2018 surrounded by the comfort and love of his family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Harry C. Dew, Sr., brothers: Harry C. Dew, Jr. Robert C. Dew, Charles Pete Dew, and his wife of 56 years, Ellen G. Dew.
He is survived by his mother Betty Graham Dew, his son Fred K. Dew, Jr., his daughter Amanda G. Dew, his brothers: Harold Dew, Kenneth Dew, Edward (Eddie) Dew, and sisters: Doris Dew, Margaret Dew Whitten.
He grew up in Robeson County and lived in Cumberland County for over 50 years. He attended and graduated from Hoke County High School where he enjoyed playing football and achieved All Conference.
He enlisted in the Air Force where he worked many classified assignments. He received his associate degrees in Heating/Air, Plumbing, and Electric. He then went on to work for Riddle, Floyd, and later Dew Heating Co. He was a proud member of The Masons, The Eastern Star, and Amaranth. He served as a chairman on the Cumberland County District 8 School Board for several years and was a Deacon and a Sunday school teacher in his local church. He was an excellent leader and enjoyed mentoring numerous employees over the years.
He was family oriented, always making the time to attend his children's activities as they were growing. Visitation will be Monday, February 5th from 6pm to 8pm at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave., Raeford, NC and the funeral will be Tuesday, February 6th at 2:00 pm at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 3219 Lindsay Rd., Raeford, NC with a grave side service to immediately follow.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com