Frederick Carter Smeltzer

frederick smeltzer
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.

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  1. I lost a wonderful friend last week
    and only learned of it on Monday, wish i had known. I’ll always remember the fun we had and the crazy things we used to do. I’ll
    miss you.

  2. Freddy,
    Words can never express our sorrow when we heard about your dad. We remember all those hot days at Cathey’s Creek sitting on the hill with your dad watching you race. We had some wonderful times with both of you. Your dad was a very fine man and he will truly be missed by all of us. Our love and prayers are with you today, tomorrow and always. Just remember as long as the memories stay in your heart he will always be with you.

    Much love,
    Dan, Sarah and Daniel

  3. Diane, Reba and family, I am so sorry to hear about Freddie. Even though it has been many years and we have all gone in seperate directions, I still have very fond memories of the times we spent together and Freddie was always there.Guess God needed another angel. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Kathy

  4. Our deepest sympathies to Freddy and Shane, Fred’s parents and his sister, Diane. We wish you sincere and loving blessings as you go through this very sad time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if you need us; we are always here for you. Take care of yourselves and God Bless you all.

  5. Dearest Diane,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Just know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time in your lives.
    Love ya! Brenda

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