May 22, 1947 - September 7, 2020
Mr. Frederick “Fred” Jerome Baston, Sr. was called to glory on Monday, September 7, 2020 at the age of 73 years. Frederick J. Baston, Sr. was born on May 22, 1947 in Saginaw, Michigan to Frederick O. Baston and Goreather Baston. Frederick was united in marriage to Joyce Yvonne Baston for 21 years. He attended school in the Buena Vista School District. He was an all-around athlete and enjoyed all sports. Frederick served his country during his tour in the Vietnam war. After returning home, he became employed at Grey Iron Foundry Plant, General Motors where he completed 47 years of faithful service. He went on to start a small lawn mower repair business his back yard. “Fred” also enjoyed fishing, attending Sunday school and beating Pastor Edwards in playing checkers. Frederick will be missed by his six children, Frederick (Corinthian Barnes) Baston, Jr., Tawana (Emory, Jr.) Clark-Miller, April Bothuel, Cedric Williams, LaTisah Shivers and Lakisha Shivers; four brothers, Ronald Baston, Charles (Debra) Baston, Anthony Baston and Leroy (Verlider) Baston; two sisters, Tyretha Baston and Janice Baston-Lee; daughter-in-law, Cloretha Baston; step-sons, Terry Almond and Cederick Almond; 19 grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews, his Mt. Moriah Baptist Church family, many other relatives and friends, including Birtrell fields, Ernest Lee, Darlene Lee and Gorge Moncrief, and numerous General Motors co-workers. Mr. Baston was preceded in death by his father, Frederick O. Baston; mother, Goreather Baston; mother-in-law, Ernestine Shivers; father-in-law, Eddie Jones; god-sister, Silvia Vann; brother-in-in-law, David-Lee and sister-in-law, Ruth Baston. Visitation will take place from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 N. Jefferson Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607. A private funeral service will be held. Pastor Johnie Edwards, Sr. will officiate with interment in Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., Holly, MI 48442.
Mr. Frederick “Fred” Jerome Baston, Sr. was called to glory on Monday, September 7, 2020 at the age of 73 years. Frederick J. Baston, Sr. was born on May 22, 1947 in Saginaw, Michigan to Frederick O. Baston and Goreather Baston.... View Obituary & Service Information
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