Fred Bynum of Dothan, Ala., died unexpectedly on Friday, July 6, due to a massive heart attack. He was 69. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2007, from the Chapel of Kent-Thornton-Meadows Funeral Home in Dothan with Dr. Andy Wood and the Rev. Ric Jenkins of Newton First Assembly of God officiating. Other than the scheduled visitation times, the family will be at 501 Roosevelt Drive, Dothan, to receive friends. Fred loved the outdoors and nature. He never met a stranger, never cared what people thought of him and lived life exactly as he wanted to. As a result of his outgoing personality he left behind a host of friends. He also had many "drinking buddies" at the Waffle House & Dakota Coffee where he consumed his drink of choice • coffee. Fred was a Mason of the Panama City, Fla., order. Fred will be greatly missed by his children, granddaughter, family and all who knew him. Fred is preceded in death by his father and mother, Leon and Inez Bynum, and a brother, Wayne Bynum of Las Vegas, Nev. Survivors include a son, Eddie Bynum; daughter, Amanda Bynum; and a granddaughter, Krystinah Bynum. Krystinah was the apple of her "Dandaddys" eye. He also left one sister, Frances Mitchell of Loganville, Ga.; four brothers, Hal Bynum (Era) of Webb, Ala., Max Bynum of Las Vegas, Nev., Winston Bynum of White, Ga., and Gordan Bynum (Peggy) of Atlanta, Ga.; his sister-in-law, Shirley of Las Vegas, Nev., who was married to his brother Wayne; and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Randy Bynum, Greg Bynum, Brian Bynum, Brent Bynum, John Chambers and Mike Culbreth. Kent-Thornton-Meadows Funeral Home in Dothan, (334) 793-1117, is in charge of arrangements.
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