Wendell A. Frederick, 59, of Orange passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at his residence. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 16  at Dorman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kevin Brown officiating. A visitation will be held before the service at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Jett Cemetery.

He was a native of Orange; born on July 20, 1950 to parents John Herman Frederick and Eloise (Herrin) Frederick. He was a life long resident of Orange and the Mauriceville area. Wendell retired from Iris Inspection after 15 years of employment and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mauriceville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Wendell is survived by his brother, Lowell Frederick and wife, Kathy of Orange and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and one great-niece.