Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

March 15, 2014

Fred McIntyre 1946-2014

Bailey Family Funeral Home
The Independent

GREENUP — Fred McIntyre, 67, of Flatwoods, was called home by his heavenly Father on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at his residence with his children, wife and family members at his side.

Mr. McIntyre was born Nov. 10, 1946, in Ashland, a son of the late Bert and Amy Terry McIntyre. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert McIntyre; and a sister, Phyllis Hansen.

He was a former newspaper pressman with the Daily Independent, retiring in 2005 after 37½ years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was an avid Fairview Supporter and UK fan. He loved fishing, his grandchildren and children. He was of the Christian faith.  

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Fluty McIntyre; a son, Scott McIntyre and his wife, Penni, of Westwood; a daughter, Erica Wilks and her husband, Charles, of Flatwoods; five grandchildren, Morgan and Mason McIntyre, Rylee and Alex Joiner and Scout Wilks; six sisters Clara Ruth Johnson of Bedford, Dorothy Sineath of Virginia Beach, Va., Connie Waugh of Richmond, Lenora McIntyre of Lexington, Kaye Griswold of Flatwoods and Patricia Conley of Greenup; three brothers, Bert McIntyre of Magnolia, Texas, Bill McIntyre of Ashland and Eddie McIntyre of Flatwoods; and a host of loving family members and friends.  

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today, March 15, 2014, at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, with the Rev. Tim French officiating. The committal service will be at a later date in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County.  The Greenbo Detachment of the Marine Corps League will perform the final salute in honor of Mr. McIntyre.  

The visitation will be from noon to service time today at the funeral home.

For condolences and webcasting of the funeral, please visit baileyfamilyfuneralhome.com.