Freddie Lee Seaverson Jr.

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Freddie L Seaverson Jr, affectionately known as “Fred” age 59. Fred was born to Elder Fred and Dorothy Seaverson on October 27, 1960 in Columbus, Ohio. Fred was called home to be with the Lord on March 9, 2020, after a brief Flu illness and short stay at St Ann’s Hospital ICU. He attended Columbus Public Schools and graduated from Linden McKinley High School where he was on the football and track teams.

Fred’s first job was at age 18 with State of Ohio where he worked 30 years until his retirement. Retirement did not last long, he began his own small family business as a City Contractor which kept him busy outdoors with a focus on property preservation.

Fred loved the outdoors and cooking out especially the “Pig Roast” and beer with his brother Carl and family. Fred enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting and gardening. Fred also had a passion for historic cars, as he restored his ’69 Camero that he had since high school. He was a dog lover and had a dog named Petie and now Miles.

Fred’s most precious joy was spending time with all of his grandchildren, teaching Tirrell and Ryan his passion and love for football and basketball especially the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bulls.

He is preceded in death by his parents Elder Fred and Dorothy Seaverson, brother Floyd Allen, grandparents Floyd and Lula B Seaverson, Geology and Mamie-Malone Johnson, numerous Aunts and Uncles in the Seaverson, Johnson, Malone and Ridley Families and cousin Ronnie Fitzpatrick.

Fred leaves to cherish his memory, loving daughter Tasja and her children that he adored Tirrell, Ryan and oldest grandchildren, his younger brother Carl (Cheryl) Seaverson, sister Jacqueline Spann, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins who he loved dearly. Special cousin Elder Edward Lamar Dixon, Junior and Eddie Seaverson, Poncho and Tony Malone, long-time special friends Keith Freeman, Phil Knowlin, Brent Ward, Extended family, Tirrell Hightower, Toinette Brock, Mary Snipes, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation 11:00 AM and Funeral Service 12:00 PM Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery

Condolence Messages

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as you prepare to say goodbye to your love one. May the God of all comfort help to ease the pain of your grief.
    Thinking of you all.

  2. Norval Richardson

    Our thoughts & Prayers are with family. Sorry for not being able to come, We send our thoughts, Prayers & Much Love
    Norval & Family

  3. Mr.&Mrs Donald Greggs(RhondaWilliams)

    Sending our deepest condolences to the Seaverson family may God wrap his arms around the family during this time of grieving Amen

  4. Melvin Muhammad

    To the family of my brother Fred .
    I’ve lost a good friend. He is my brother and he will be missed. May the peace of God be with the family. Dalton’s Barber shop,
    Melvin Muhammadd

  5. RIP You will be truly missed my friend!!!

  6. Edward and Vicky Lynn Dixon

    Tasja, Jackie, and Carl, we love you so very much. Our love and prayers are with you during this time of transition.
    We don’t know the mind or wisdom of God, but we must trust His heart, His love and decisions. The hymn says we will understand it better bye and bye. May the love of God protect and secure you with precious memories.

  7. Brian Lambright

    May the God of all Peace be with you in this hour Carl…my Brother and Cousin

    Brian Lambright and family

  8. Teresa Morgan Moore

    Freddie, my words can’t Express how much this sudden loss. I’m heart broken my brother, and always been Family to all the Freemans.We love you Tasha, Carl and the rest of the family. May God lift the Family and friends in prayer at this time. Rest up my brother.

  9. Peggy Haynes and Family

    To the family of Fred Severson my heart is heavy I’m still in dismay and disbelief I lifted you up in prayer with high hopes of your recovery …for me and those who love you it was too soon, too soon….I trust that God is in control and it’s not for our understanding nor our time…you will truly truly be missed. Thank you so much for caring for our grandson as you meant the world to him and the things that you instilled in him will carry him through life…Walk gracefully Mr. Fred into the rest of your life…. Absent in body Present with God.

  10. Tasja seaverson

    Dad I love you and miss you so much ❤️ Your truly loved and will never be forgotten

  11. Fred S. was real good young MEN He BE MISS with LOVE I send my condolence


  13. Tom and Dawn Dillard

    We were heartbroken to hear of Fred’s passing. Fred was a wonderful man and he will definitely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  14. Annette Seaverson

    Rest peacefully cousin Freddie.

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