Fred K. Louis
- October 21, 1936 - May 22, 2012
- Belmont, North Carolina
of Fred's Passing
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“Laurie, i just got word about your Dad, i am so sorry.
He gave me my job at CH&H and it was a great beginning for me.
i have been living in China...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Nix - charlotte, NC - friend
“Laurie, I was so sorry to her of your father's passing. I always enjoyed those rides to school. Will be thinking of you. Pace
2 of 9 | Posted by: Pace Lineberger - NC
“Laurie, Everytime your dad called me Susie Q, it put a smile on my face. What fun and happy memories I have of him and you all. Very special...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Rose - Charlotte, NC
“Laura and Vivian, So sad about Fred. What a great guy. Sorry we are out of town this weekend. He was a joy to all of us at Parks'office. Lyn...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Lyn Anderson - Belmont, NC
“Our thoughts are with you. Fred would always make us laugh and smile. His wisdom, insight, and stories were fascinating.
5 of 9 | Posted by: Alex & Ellen Thomas - Gastonia, NC
“Laurie, I was so sad to hear the news about your dad. Sue and I will always remember how much fun he made carpool during our numerous drives out to...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Leslie Culp - High Point, NC
“Laurie, We are so sorry to hear about your dad. Fred was a wonderful man, whom many of us looked as a father figure as well as a great friend. He...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Dona & Larry Martell - Belmont, NC
“Our sincere condolences to Fred's family. Fred was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor. He was loved by many and we will miss him very much.
8 of 9 | Posted by: Mark and Jamie Fretwell - Stanley, NC
“Laurie, We were so saddened to hear of your dad's death. He was such a wonderful man and I have many great memories of him and your mom. I am so...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Cathryn Beasley - Gastonia, NC
BELMONT: Mr. Fred K. Louis 75, of Belmont N.C. died May 22, 2012 at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte. A native of Nassau, Bahamas, he was the son of the late John Harry Louis and Victoria Marie Moses Louis. Fred attended Belmont Abbey Preparatory School and was a graduate of Belmont Abbey College, class of 1958. Thereafter he made Belmont his home; where he was a retired partner and C.P.A. at Cherry, Bekaert, and Holland's Gastonia office. Fred was a member of Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church and frequently attended Belmont Abbey Basilica of Maryhelp, serving as usher. He was a former member of the Belmont Kiwanis Club and the Four Seasons Dance Club, and an active B.C.O. volunteer. He was a member and past board treasurer of the Gaston Country Club; where he was an avid golfer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Barbara Kelley Louis. Survivors include a daughter, Laurie Louis of Ft. Mill, S.C.; a brother, Dr. John Harry Louis of Nassau, Bahamas; a sister, Sylvia Marie Malone of Nassau, Bahamas; a sister-in-law, Viviane Kelley Stark of Tallahassee FL; and a number of nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rt. Rev. Placid Solari, O.S.B., Rev. Kieran Neilson, O.S.B., and Rev. David Kessinger, O.S.B. at 2:00 P.M. Saturday May 26, 2012 at the Belmont Abbey Basilica of Maryhelp. Entombment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be James Michael Collins, Donald M. Hartsoe, George M. Howe, Jr., Henry T. Howe, Samuel L. Howe, Thomas M. Hunter, Jr., Joe Boyce Maynard, and Parks H. Wilson, Jr. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:30 – 8:30 P.M. at the residence. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Belmont Community Organization, P.O. Box 1248, Belmont, N.C. 28012. Funeral arrangements are being handled by McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont. Condolence messages may be sent to www.mcleanfuneral.com