Graveside services for Fredric Odell Chism will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 31at Roselawn Cemetery in Seagoville with the Rev. Dyrle Phillips officiating. Fredric went to be with the Lord in the early afternoon of Thursday, May 23, 2019 ,surrounded by his family.

Fredric was born on April 9, 1936 in Zephyr to Arthur and Jewel Chism. Upon his graduation from high school, Fredric enlisted and faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army for 10 years. He received a BA in Education from UNT Denton in 1976. He married the love of his life, Linda Traylor on June 22, 1956, and they were soon blessed with two wonderful children. He was always a loving father and husband, and later grandfather and great-grandfather. Fredric had a love for Christ, and always willing to share the good news of the gospel.

Fredric was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Jewel Chism; two sisters and two brothers; and his son, Freddie Chism in 1989.

Those left to cherish their memories of Fredric include his wife of 63 years, Linda Chism; daughter, Cheryl Cotton and her husband Tom; grandchildren, Chris Chism and his wife Sarah, Payton Magatagan and her husband Todd, and Kelsie Coody and her husband Jacob; three great-grandchildren, Logan, Lucy, and Scarlett; and brothers, Billy Ray Chism and Earnest Don Chism. Fredric will also be remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.