Joseph Albert Fredrick, 85, died Sept. 18, 2022, at Cates House, under hospice care. Born in Ft. Wayne, Ind. he worked as a tool & die maker and mold maker & continued this vocation after moving to Florida. He is survived by his wife Margaret Fredrick of Ocala, son James Fredrick of Davie, Fl., several great nieces and nephews in Ft. Wayne, Ind. He was preceded in death by his parents William & Violet Fredrick, sister Delores Hull, three nieces; Diana, Barbara, and Marie, & two great nieces.