James F. "Fred" Carmichael
70, passed away at 12:17 AM on Monday, June 28, 2021, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.
Fred was born on January 13, 1951, in Rockwood, Tennessee, to James F. Carmichael Sr. and F. Lynne (Rayburn) Wilson. On July 20, 1974, he married Debbie (Linn) Carmichael.
He was a 1968 graduate of Van Wert High School and then attended Drafting School in Dayton. He retired from Federal Mogul. He was a member and Past Governor of the Moose Lodge #1320-Van Wert, and a fan of the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Browns, NASCAR and The Ohio State Buckeyes.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie Carmichael, a sister Lori (David) Burnett, sister-in-law, Judy (Kim) Spyker, a brother-in-law, David (Lety) Linn, two cousins, Joe (Rhonda) Whitacre, and Lynda Purmort, a niece, Sierra (Doug) Thatcher, and a nephew, Joshua Burnett.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James F. Carmichael Sr. and his mother F. Lynne Wilson; a sister-in-law, Jean (Mike) Lasak; an aunt and uncle, Joe and Wilma Whitacre, and cousin Tim Purmort.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima, Ohio.
A funeral service will begin at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at the funeral. Rev. Larry Molaski will conduct the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Allen County Humane Society, 3606 Elida Rd., Lima, Ohio 45807 or Deb's Dogs, 1560 Wonderlick Rd., Lima, Ohio 45805 or Donors Choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com
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