Richard Lee Frederick, a longtime resident of the Schulter community, died Aug. 11, 2023, in Tulsa at the age of 72. He was born March 29, 1951, in Okmulgee to Beulah May (Butts) Frederick and Wendell Connor Frederick.
Richard graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1969 and furthered his education at Okmulgee Technical School. He married Bonita Ennis Aug. 24, 1973 in Okmulgee. He worked as a plumber for Walters Plumbing, a worker at OKC Refinery and a Service Technician for the Oklahoma Natural Gas company until his retirement on April 1, 2011. Richard was a long time faithful member of the Grovania Free Will Baptist Church in Okmulgee where he served for many years as Sunday School Superintendent.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wendell Frederick, and a brother, Jimmy Frederick.
Richard is survived by his beloved wife, Bonita Frederick of Schulter; his mother, Beulah Frederick of Tulsa; his daughter, Codi Ashinhurst and her husband Daniel of Jenks; his son, Richard Dale Frederick and his wife Jamie of Okmulgee; grandchildren: Olivia Ashinhurst, Sophie Frederick, Owen Ashinhurst, and Connor Frederick; sister, Cathy Beck and her husband John of Katy, Texas; brother, David Frederick and his wife Sharla of Roff; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Visitation with family present will be Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Integrity Funeral Service. Viewing will also be Friday, Aug. 18, 2023 from 8 a.m. till 8 p.m. at Integrity Funeral Service.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Integrity Chapel with Reverend Thomas Jamison officiating. Burial will follow the service at Salt Creek Cemetery in the Wilson Community.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.