MSGT Frederick Wayne Ochs, USAF, Ret.

December 21, 1940June 11, 2018

Frederick W. Ochs, 77, of Abilene went to be with his Lord and savior on Monday June 11, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 2pm on Friday June 15, 2018 in the Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Faith, located at 5701 Hwy 277 South. Fred was born on December 21, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Frederick and Margaret Ochs. He joined the US Air Force in 1959 and spent 22 years serving our country. He spent time in the Philippines, Vietnam, and England before being stationed at Dyess AFB, where he retired in 1981 at the rank of Master Sergeant. He then went to work for Lone Star Gas, where he worked for 18 years before retiring. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Ann Ochs, whom he married April 15, 1961. He is survived by his two sons, Frederick D. Ochs and wife Angela of Abilene and Darrell Ochs of Midland; four grandchildren, Jason Sullivan and wife Shonee of Midland, Jennifer Barnhill and husband Kris of Forney, TX, Avery Ochs of Denton, and Darrell Ochs Jr. of Abilene; and 2 great grandchildren. You may view and sign the guestbook at


  • Marlene Ann Ochs, Wife
  • Frederick D. Ochs and wife Angela, Son
  • Darrell Ochs, Son
  • Jason Sullivan and wife Shonee, Grandchild
  • Jennifer Barnhill and husband Kris, Grandchild
  • Avery Ochs, Grandchild
  • Darrell Ochs Jr., Grandchild
  • Fred also leaves behind 2 great grandchildren.


  • Memorial Service Friday, June 15, 2018

MSGT Frederick Wayne Ochs, USAF, Ret.

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