OBITUARY

Fred F. Whilden

February 8, 1936September 11, 2018

Fred F. Whilden, age 82 passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Mr. Whilden served his country proudly in the U.S. Army for 2 years as an Army Medic. He owned and operated a HVAC business as well as ministered at Gardendale Tabernacle Church and Glen Iris Baptist Church. Through his ministry he drove school buses for Gardendale Tabernacle and taught auto mechanics to members of Glen Iris Baptist Church. He was a good husband and family man who was loved and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife, Linda Whilden; a son, Fred F. Whilden, Jr.; step-children, Robert Hodges, David Hodges, and Jimmy Hodges; brother, David Whilden; grandchildren, Christine Hodges, Joy Hodges, Andy Hodges, and Trey Wade; many other grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other extended family. Mr. Whilden was preceded in death by his step-son, Ernest Hodges. Services will be held 11 AM Monday, September 17, 2018 at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel with visitation one hour prior to service time. Interment will follow in Forest Crest Cemetery in Irondale with U.S. Army Military Honors.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2018
REMEMBERING

Fred F. Whilden

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Joy Hodges

September 13, 2018

R.I.P Grandpa i love you ill never forget you always in my heart your grand daughter Joy Hodges <3

FROM THE FAMILY