Fredrick Oliver Fell

July 21, 1950July 1, 2018

Fredrick Oliver Fell passed away July 1, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Fred was preceded in death by his parents Hazen and Marie Fell. Fred will be affectionately remembered by his beloved wife of 48 years, Catherine, and their four children Jennifer Jackson-Gardner, Kimberly (Gerry) Thomas, Melissa (Jeremy) Reichmann, and Christopher (Adele) Fell; brother Hazen (Brenda) Fell; sisters Terry (Mac) McBurnett and Jane (James) Williams, his eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Fred was born the son of a fisherman on July 21, 1950 in Pensacola Florida. He graduated from Pensacola High School and Pensacola Junior College. Fred married Catherine Larson in 1970 and began their family. He entered the Electrical industry in 1971 and was the President of F&M Electric for 33 years. Fred was an Electrical State Certified Contractor in Florida and Alabama, Master Electrician, and held the Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification. Fred was an active member of St Paul Catholic Church since the early 1980’s, served on various ministries, the parish pastoral council and a fourth degree Knight of Columbus. Fred’s lifelong commitment to his faith and his family was his priority. He was hard working, humble, and compassionate and inspired those around him through his example and encouraging words. He was a devoted husband, beloved father and brother, and friend to all. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel on Scenic Highway from 5:00 - 7:00 PM with the funeral mass on Saturday at St Paul Catholic Church at 1:00. Interment will be held at Bayview Memorial Park. A reception will follow in the parish hall. The family would like to give a special thanks to Covenant Hospice for their compassionate care. Flowers are welcome but friends are encouraged to consider a donation to the American Cancer Society or the Knights of Columbus council 778. BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway, Pensacola, FL is entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered at


  • Catherine Fell, Wife
  • Jennifer Jackson-Gardner, Daughter
  • Kimberly (Gerry) Thomas, Daughter
  • Melissa (Jeremy) Reichmann, Daughter
  • Christopher (Adele) Fell, Son
  • Hazen (Brenda) Fell, Brother
  • Terry (Mac) McBurnett, Sister
  • Jane (James) Williams, Sister
  • His eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild.


  • Rosary Service Friday, July 6, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, July 6, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, July 7, 2018

Fredrick Oliver Fell

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July 5, 2018

I met Fred at PJC and we became friends. We played a lot of tennis together and it was Fred who taught me how to serve. I will forever remember him as a kind man who loved the outdoors

Peggy Grantham

July 4, 2018

I knew Fred through the Florida Trail Association we hiked together. He taught me a lot about backpacking and hiking and using a compass. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot from him. I missed him when he stopped hiking with us. So sorry to hear of his passing.
Love Peggy Grantham