John Roy Frederick, Sr.,76.Maurceville
John Roy Frederick, Sr., 76, lifelong resident of Mauriceville, Texas, passed away on November 21, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Kevin Brown of First Baptist Church-Mauriceville. Burial will follow at Linscomb Cemetery in Mauriceville.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, November 25, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Texas, on September 6, 1943, he was the son of Lawrence Arnold Frederick and Madeline Inez (Nash) Frederick. John Roy was the owner of Mauriceville Tire and Lube. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church-Mauriceville. John Roy was very involved in the Mauriceville community. He was always willing to serve wherever he was needed. Many referred to John Roy as “Mr. Mauriceville.” He enjoyed spending time at the lake, whistling, dancing, singing, antique classic cars, and tending to his cows that he considered pets. John Roy will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Madeline Frederick; his brother, Ercell Frederick; and his sister, Linda Frederick Thompson.
He is survived by his children, Ercell Frederick and wife Kelly, Marie Beaver and husband David, Deedie Frederick Mooney, and John Roy Frederick, Jr. and wife Tammra; his step-son, Jayson Lyday and wife Holly; his siblings, Pat Cheek and husband Truett, Wayne Frederick, and Pam Williams and husband Jack; his 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild on the way; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons, Cody Frederick, Justin Frederick, Brandon Frederick, Drew Frederick, Dylan Mooney, and Matthew Frederick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church-Mauriceville, P. O. Box 56, Mauriceville, Texas 77626.