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Frederic "Fred" Aaron Drummond, Sr.

September 28, 1938 — August 3, 2023

Hastings

Frederic "Fred" Aaron Drummond, Sr.

Hastings resident Frederic “Fred” Aaron Drummond, Sr, 84, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

 

Rosary will be 6 p.m. Thursday, August 10, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 11, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka officiating. Casual dress is encouraged. Burial with military rites by the Hastings Military Honor Guard will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 4-6 p.m. Thursday, August 10, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family to be designated at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Fred’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Fred was born on September 28, 1938, in Columbus, NE to Ray & Mabel (Vincent) Drummond. He married Patricia Clark on February 16, 1960, in Des Moines, IA. Fred served his country honorably for several years. Two years of active duty with the Army and four years with the National Guard. Fred was the owner of Drummond’s Construction and Precast Steps.

 

Fred was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Central Nebraska Dirt Track Racing (#61), National Hot Rod Association, Tri-City Street Rods, Just for Fun Car Club, Hastings Board of Education for four years, Hastings City Council member and Board President, owner of Freddie D’s Pool Hall, Fred’s Mini Mix Concrete, Hastings Youth Boxing Club District Director, Hastings Junior Chamber of Commerce, graduated from Missouri Auction School, delivered Meals on Wheels for over 10 years, an active member in the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans Club, and served with the Hastings Military Honor Guard for several years.

 

Fred was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, LeRoy Drummond; granddaughter, Kasey Thaut; brothers, Melvin, Ernie, George, Ray Donald Drummond, William Hiermeier, Gary Hiermeier, along with infant brother Donald Hiermeier; and sisters, Luella Farnam, MaryLou Chabot, and Marcella Kuhn.

 

Fred is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia Drummond; son, Frederic (Chris) Drummond Jr. of Florida; son, Roydean Drummond of Hastings; daughter, Jodie (Greg) Bard of Lincoln; daughter, Trisha (Rick) Thaut of Hastings; 12 grandchildren, Aaron Drummond, Sunny Drummond, Jessica Drummond,  Kelsie Bard, Summer Freeland, Dylan Bard, Lekci Thaut, Ashley Bard, Matthew Drummond, Joshua Drummond, Nicholas Drummond and Forest Drummond. 7 great-grandchildren, Keagen, Haizlee, Beckam, Breeleigh, Brekynn, Braeli, and Oclend; and sister, Shirley (Hiermeier) Phillips of Columbus.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, August 10, 2023

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family will be present 4-6 p.m.

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Rosary

Thursday, August 10, 2023

6:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Visitation

Friday, August 11, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, August 11, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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