Fred Wilson Besley

Born: Fri., Jan. 8, 1932
Died: Mon., Sep. 23, 2019

Funeral Service


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 27, 2019
Location: Donald B Thompson Funeral Home

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Fred Wilson Besley, 87, Middletown, died Monday September 23, 2019 at Glade Valley Rehibilitation and Nursing Home in Walkersville. He was the husband of the late Barbara Peterson Besley.
Born in Washington DC on January 8, 1932 he was a son of the late Arthur Kirkland and Regina Schloer Besley. He was a agricultural consultant and received his B. S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Maryland. He was a former member of the Middletown Lions Club and a US Army veteran.

He is survived by a two children Jeanne Louise Besley Anderson and husband Karl of Gettysburg and Mark Edward Besley of Frederick, two grandchildren Alissa and Andrew Anderson and nieces Barbara Besley Bracey and Joan Besley Revson and a nephew Robert K. Besley Jr. all of South Carolina.
He was predeceased by a brother Robert K. Besley Sr. and a nephew William George Besley

The family will receive friends on Friday September 27 from 6 to 8 PM at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be on his family farm with interment to follow. Pastor Karen Grossnickle will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Middletown Lions Club, POB 190, Middletown, MD 21769

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Kathy M Gordon
   Posted Thu September 26, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I met your Dad when he did some Real Estate work at Sue Kelley's office in Middletown. I loved to hear his stories and his jokes. He was a wonderful man! Again, sorry for your loss.

Mark Sutton
   Posted Sat September 28, 2019
I am with Kathy I also miss Fred
We were very good friends and will miss his great stories and jokes
He will be greatly missed by many!

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