Fred Usher , age 90 , went to be with the Lord , Monday, November 4 ,2019. He resided in Cleveland , Ohio for over 50 years. Fred was born on July 18,1929 in Conyers, Georgia to Beatrice Avery and Emmanuel Usher. Fred was one of fourteen children.
Every step that Fred took resulted in a closer walk with Jesus. Even though Fred is in the arms of God, he has left loved ones to rejoice about his new location and assignment. Our daily interactions with him will be missed. Fred 's gift of service was used throughout his professional life, as a Security Guard, Hotel Chef , a repair person for Ford Motor Company for forty plus years, his family owned business, Kiddie Tots Nursery school and the Bobbie Go Salon.
Fred's Christ like love journey was vividly illustrated with his selfless untiring and motivating words of encouragement , prayers, monetary gifts, and unlimited acts of love to his family,friends , neighbors , and strangers who passed his way. Fred would rather serve than be served.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Bobbie Usher; brother Eugene Usher; daughters Pristella Usher, Rev.Dr. Fredina ( Byron ) Weems, and Rebecca (Herman) Perry; goddaughter, Sherri Travis; and grandsons , Ivoe Wesley Nicholson lll, and LeAnder Marta Nicholson with a host of other relatives and friends.
Fred is preceded in death by his first wife , Estella Gathings Usher; parents, Beatrice Avery and Emmanuel Usher and twelve siblings.
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