Frederick Carter Smeltzer
December 7, 1952 ~ December 9, 2003
Resided in: Fletcher, NC
Asheville ~ Frederick Carter Smeltzer, 51, died Tuesday, December 9, 2003 in a local hospital. A native of Buncombe County, Mr. Smeltzer was the son of Henry Carter Smeltzer and Reba Bright Smeltzer. He was a self-employed paint contractor and a member of Buckeye Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, survivors include two sons, Shane Smeltzer and Freddy Smeltzer, both of Asheville and a sister, Diane Smeltzer, also of Asheville. A funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 3:00 PM at Buckeye Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Taylor officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Sky View Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00 - 8:30 PM Wednesday evening at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road. Memorials may be made to the Asheville Kidney Center, 10 McDowell St., Asheville, NC 28801. The family of Mr. Smeltzer would like to extend their gratitude to all the wonderful employees and patients of Asheville Kidney Center for their concern and professional care.