Fred Lequire, 88, of the Alarka Community, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Glen and Maye Burrell Lequire. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by one sister, Aileen DeHart, and four brothers, Estes, Lester, Wayne and Glen Ray Lequire.
Fred was an active member of Mt. Vernon Freewill Baptist Church until he became ill. He was an ordained Minister. Fred was a Construction worker for many years, and was also a Korean War Veteran.