Frederick Lake, Jr.

January 23, 1953 ‒ January 22, 2016

Galion, Ohio

Frederick W. Lake, Jr., 62, of Galion passed away Friday, January 22, 2016 at home unexpectedly.

Born February 23, 1953 in Trenton, Michigan he was the son of the late Frederick W., Sr. and Evelyn Ruth (Butler) Lake.

He was a graduate of Galion High School and served in Vietnam in the United States Navy and was a Purple Heart Recipient. Fred was a self-employed carpenter and enjoyed fishing, mechanical work and wood working.

Fred had children Michelle Lake of Galion, Scott (Fiancée Jennie) Lake of Taylor, Michigan, Frederick W. Lake III of Brownstown, Michigan and Billy Ray Lake; grandchildren Jackson Horvath, Joseph (Fiancée Harley Watt) Horvath, Matteo, Haili, Wyatt, Alivea, Alexus, Alex and Austin Lake; brothers Harold (Terry) Lake, Larry (Cherry) Lake and Lewis Lake and sisters Nacy (John) Schmandt, Mary Wilson, Ruth (Marty) Roe and Violet “Peggy” (John) Allison.

Private services will be held for the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Fred Lake, and condolences may be made to them at

  • God Bless and Thank YOU,Fred for your service in The U.S.Navy,serving in Vietnam. Receiving the Purple Heart.”Fair winds and following seas” sailor rest your oar……… Semper Fi.