Fred James Vernon

November 24, 1940 - August 30, 2022

11/24/1940 - 08/30/2022

Past Services

Friday September 02, 2022
11:00 am

Additional Information:

Old Brick Church Cemetery, Bacon’s Castle, Surry, VA


Fred James Vernon “CC”, 81, of Hampton, VA passed away peacefully on August 30, 2022. He was born in California on November 24, 1940 and grew up in Arizona. After joining the Army, he was stationed in Korea and then to Fort Monroe. During his insurance career he earned his Certified Life Underwriters designation and established his own Agency, Vernon & Co. One of his great passions was to be outdoors and he enjoyed all types of hunting. Left to honor his memory are his beloved wife Shirley J. Vernon, Children Michelle Arrington Slabinski (Joe) and Monique Vandegrift (David), as well as Grandchildren Nicole, Kirsten, Zachary, and a Great Grandson Derrick. Altmeyer Funeral Homes-Riverside Chapel is assisting with the arrangement. Graveside service for Fred J. Vernon, CLU will be at Old Brick Church Cemetery, Bacon’s Castle, Friday September 2nd at 11 AM, where it was his desire to be put to rest, in close proximity to his cherished hunting grounds.

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Karen Granville
5 months ago

I deeply regret the lost of Mr.Fred Vernon I took great pleasure working and caring for Mr.Vernon. I will always remember his smile in the mornings and the funny jokes he made. My uncle Fred I will miss you and remember you always. Love you

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
5 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Fred James Vernon, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

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and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Fred James Vernon, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †