PACE, FLA. - Frederick "Fred" Bickmore, age 85, of Pace, FL, went to be with his Lord Monday, June 8, 2015. He was born December 19, 1929, in Bangor, Maine, to the late Harry S. Bickmore and Ethel Wibberly Bickmore.
Fred served in the United States Army and retired from the railroad as a signalman having worked for the Bangor & Aroostook Railroads. He was a member of Faith Chapel Assembly of God and enjoyed reading, watching Christian television (especially the Gaither's) and loved to go out and eat at local restaurants.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wives, Geraldine Bickmore and Margaret Bickmore. Survivors include his wife, Vera Farmer Bickmore; his sons, Marvin Bickmore, Donald Bickmore, Leslie Dionne, Frank Kolb Jr. and Alvin Kolb; his daughters, Ruth Craig, Susan Robinson, Carol Barnes and Violet Jackson; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many friends.
A Celebration of Fred's Life will be Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 11 a.m. at National Cremation & Burial Society in the Magnolia Room. Interment will follow in Memory Park Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, June 10, 2015, from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faith Chapel Assembly of God Benevolence Fund, Milton, FL. National Cremation & Burial Society has been entrusted with the arrangements.