OBITUARY

Frederick John Sobeck

January 24, 1960April 3, 2021
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Frederick “Fred” John Sobeck, age 61, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021. A lifelong resident of Florida, Fred moved from North Palm Beach, Florida to Montgomery, Alabama in 2015.

He was a 1978 graduate of Christopher Columbus High School and a 1982 graduate of Northwestern University, a fraternity brother of Phi Delta Theta and enjoyed playing football as a strong safety for the Wildcats. Growing up in Miami, he was also a huge Miami Hurricanes fan. Fred was a private investigator with his own business, Sobeck Investigations.

He was preceded in death by his son Blake Sobeck, parents John and Joan Sobeck, sister Mary, brother Frank and his nephew Jimmy. He is survived by his spouse, Julie Sobeck; his daughter Amanda Sobeck; two sisters, Janet Fife and Christine Neace Porten; one brother, Tommy Sobeck; Several nieces and nephews, and a host of lifelong friends, all of whom he loved.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Alabama Heritage Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2021 with visitation beginning at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Alabama Heritage Cemetery.

Services

10 April

Visitation

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Alabama Heritage Funeral Home

10505 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117

10 April

Celebration of Life Service

3:00 pm

Alabama Heritage Funeral Home

10505 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117

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Andy Wuellner

April 9, 2021

Dear Julie and Amanda, I offer my deepest condolences for your loss. It was my great pleasure to know Fred and have his friendship for more than 40 years. From the first day I met Fred at Northwestern he was my best friend. He was a great teammate, he made everyone around him better, and not just on the football field. Fred wanted everyone to have as much fun as he was having and he made sure of it. Fred was the Best Man at my wedding and he was one of the best men I’ve known in my life. Please find solace in knowing that he is at peace.

Kaye Boyer Markert

April 8, 2021

I have been reading some of the condolences and memories of Fred's family and friends. I wish that I had known him better because he sounds like such a kind, generous, fun loving person. Julie and Amanda please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May the precious memories you share give you peace and comfort. We love you!

Susan Hartley

April 8, 2021

Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

David Hoffman

April 7, 2021

I am deeply pained to learn about Fred's passing. He and I went to Northwestern and played football together. No words can express the sorrow I feel. Fred was a true gentleman, a great teammate and will be missed. I offer you my thoughts, prayers and well-wishes during this challenging time in your life. I know he will not be forgotten by his Northwestern brothers.

Harley Spiller

April 7, 2021

Dear Julie, Amanda and family, please accept my most sincere condolences on the loss of Fred and be strong like we know you are. Fred was an ace friend - always upbeat and friendly and smiling and happy - a joy to be around - he never said anything mean to me and treated me as an equal - that means a lot and I'll never forget his encouragement, self-deprecating humor, and zest for life. Love, Harley

Patrick Taylor

April 6, 2021

My favorite memory of Uncle Fred is his laugh. When Adrienne and I were young we would drive from Miami to your house in West Palm for weekends. I remember him and Mary laughing all weekend. I remember how much fun it looked like they were having. I remember his laugh being jovial and sincere. I always had so much fun those weekends and never wanted to leave.

Love you all.
Patrick

Thomas Epich

April 6, 2021

RIP Fred. He was one hard hitting football player.

John Metzger

April 5, 2021

Julie and Amanda, Fred was such a great friend for over 45 years. I have so many wonderful memories of Fred, and have been fortunate to share so many great life moments with you. Please know that we love you dearly and that our memories of Fred will never fade.

Carol Scofield

April 5, 2021

I did not have the privilege of knowing Fred well but Amanda, Blake and Julie are some of my favorite people. I went through the loss of your beautiful son Blake and I so admired your strength and courage when I know your heart was breaking... I know Fred was a rock for you during that time and ever since.. I love the way he supported you and Amanda through the years after that.. I pray that you will feel the love and support from all of your family and friends as you lay his soul to rest. I love you both and just know he is home with Blake now ❤️

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Fred and siblings

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With sister Christy

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With mom and siblings

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Counting the great fish we caught

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Disney with family

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Miami With family

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Epcot

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Fred with Blake and Amanda

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Fred and Amanda dancing