|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1928|
|Death: ||Oct. 31, 2009|
FRED JAMES BATIE, SR. 81, died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at the VA Medical Center Gainesville, FL. after a brief illness. A native of Micanopy (Kirkwood Community) he has lived in Gainesville most of his life. He was veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War Il, and Korea. He was a member of The American Legion Post #306, which later merged with Post 16. He was District Worshipful of International Masons. He was also a member and Deacon of Second Bethel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by step-son Alphonso Chapman.
Survivors include Wife of 25 years Rosa L. Batie, Gainesville, FL. Four sons, Fred Batie, Jr. (Constance) Maurice Batie, (Caroline) James Grady Batie, (Velma ) all of Gainesville, FL. Dr. Donnie Batie, (Veris) Baton Rouge, LA. Two daughters Helen Batie, and Saundra Batie, both of Gainesville, FL. One sister Marjorie Howard, (Louis) St. Augustine FL. Extended family, Kenneth Davis, (Volria) Terry Johnson, all of Gainesville, FL. Dec. Edgar Smith, (Julia) Williston, FL., Willie Little, (Darleen) Orlando, FL., Evan. Anita Smith, Bainbridge, GA., Patricia Lavan, (Algera) Gainesville, FL. 36 grandchildren, 26 Great grandchildren numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services for Mr. Batie, will be held on Sat. Nov. 7, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Female Protective Temple, with Rev. Jerome Able Officiating. Burial will he at Florida National Cemetery Bushnell FL. on Monday at 11:30 AM under the care of Chestnut Funeral Home 18 N.W. 8th Ave Gainesville, FL. Visitation Fri. 2:00-7:00 PM Chestnut Chapel and at the Temple one hour before the service. There will be no viewing after the eulogy. The family will receive friends on Friday at the Chapel from 5:00-6:30 PM. The cortege will form at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Batie 920 S.E. 18th Terrace at 10:00 AM.
Florida National Cemetery
Plot: Section 609 - Site 2660
Created by: Vera Mikell Sodek
Record added: Nov 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44154868