Stanley Bryant Fredericks of Hurricane, Utah, age 75, passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Stan was born on March 3, 1946, in Los Angeles, California, to parents Forest Gordon Fredericks and Eva Belle Austin.
Stan was raised in Whittier, California, and went on to graduate in 1964 from Pioneer High School. Soon after graduation, Stan served his country proudly in the United States Army from December 14, 1965, to November 27, 1967, where he attained the rank of SPC and earned a proficiency as a Sharpshooter, and was awarded a National Defense Medal, as well as a Good Conduct Medal. After his honorable discharge from the Army, Stan worked for GTE for approximately thirty-five years as a technician, serving the entire California Southland. His hard-work ethic and dedication in providing for his family and serving his community were shining examples to all who knew him.
Stan was a lover of all things mechanical and relished using his skills and knowledge in tinkering with, fixing, or utilizing any type of device or mechanism, great or small. He enjoyed the wonders of nature and was an avid camper. He enjoyed playing golf and racquetball, as well as bowling and shooting pool with his friends and family. He was also a great lover of animals and enjoyed the companionship of his cherished dogs throughout his life. He was a loving, kind, and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to have known him.
Stan is survived by his beloved wife Lu, sister Bonnie and daughter Michelle, as well as Sandra and Bradley, whom he helped raise throughout their young lives. He is also survived by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 656 South Grand Avenue, Covina, California 91724. A pre-service viewing will be at the same location from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George, Utah. Family and friends are invited to sign Stanley’s online guestbook at www.spilsburymortuary.com.