Fredrick Lee Bavender, Jr., 79, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Reid Health.
He was born in New Castle on October 21, 1938 to Fredrick Lee and Mondaline (Myers) Bavender and was a life long resident of the area.
Lee was a retired employee of Perfect Circle / Dana Corp. He was an avid antique tractor collector, enjoyed his home machine shop and was a well know fixture at most of the area restaurants.
Survivors include three children, Jill Charles (Dean) of Williamsburg, Fred Bavender (Tara) of New Castle and Chad Bavender of Muncie; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; a brother, Dan Bavender of California and a sister, Deborah Blevins of Auburn; also many special friends.
In addition to his parents, a brother, James Bavender, preceded him in death.
In accordance with Lee’s wishes, there will be no public services. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Down Syndrome Indiana, 708 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 or Lupus Foundation of America, 9302 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46260.
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