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Douglas Windsor Frederick

POSTED: November 27, 2013 4:00 a.m.

Douglas Windsor Frederick died Nov. 19, 2013.

Doug was born Jan. 8, 1937 in Carnesville.

He graduated from Reinhardt College with an associate degree, Georgia Southern College with a bachelor in science education degree, attended University of Kansas on a National Science Foundation Scholarship in biology and radiation bio-physics, University of Georgia with a Master of Science education degree and University of Georgia with an educational specialist degree in administration and supervision.

His educational career began at Forsyth County High School in 1961 as a science teacher and boys' varsity basketball coach for seven years. He served as principal of Midway Elementary for 10 years, Sawnee Elementary for 10 years and assistant superintendent of Forsyth County Schools for seven years.

He retired after 34 years of service in the Forsyth County School System. He served as president of the Forsyth County Retired Teachers Organization.

Doug was a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church where he served as president of the Faithful Fellowship Sunday School class.

Doug was an avid golfer and he enjoyed outdoor activities, football, traveling, music and spending time with his family and friends.

His parents, Quince and Nelle Frederick; brothers, George and Grant Frederick, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Gail; his children, Leah and Brad Carver, Russ and Polly Frederick, Lori and Jeff Cooper; grandchildren, Elizabeth Frederick, Meredith Frederick, Adam Frederick, Ansley Carver; sisters, Betty and Rabun Vaughn of Chamblee, Dot Ayers of Hoschton, Barbara and Sam Anderson of Smyrna; brother, Stan Frederick of Marietta; sisters-in-law, Jean Tribble, Evelyn Tribble; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Sue Tribble, Jack and Ruth Tribble, all of Cumming; various other relatives also survive.

Services were held at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at Cumming First United Methodist Church with the Dr. Jeff Ross officiating. Interment followed at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.

Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.

 

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