Frederick "Fred" J. Fierce

Frederick “Fred” J. Fierce, age 29 of Glen Carbon, IL, born on July 31, 1982, passed away 8:25 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at his residence.

Fred was a 2000 Collinsville High School graduate and worked at CHS as an educational teacher assistant, and assistant football coach.   He loved football, football and more football!  He enjoyed fantasy football and fantasy baseball.  He was a member of the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ammon and Dorothy Fierce; maternal grandfather, Edward Jones; uncle, Richard Fierce; and aunts, Debbie Jones and Sandy nee Jones Luby.

He is survived by his parents, John Fierce and Mary nee Jones Fierce of Glen Carbon, IL; grandmother Norma Jones; aunt, Laurie (Craig) Dietz; cousins, Alex and Emilee Dietz, all of Waterloo, IL; and many other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

The family would like to say “many thanks” to all of his loyal friends who have been with him throughout the years.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Friday, June 15, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center Street, Maryville, IL.

Funeral service will be at 11am Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will be at Buck Road Cemetery, Maryville, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Gateway Chapter, 77 Westport Plaza, Suite 480, St. Louis, MO 63146.

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