Fred Olds passed peacefully on Thursday September 3, 2020 in Savannah, GA at the age of 63. He was born on February 24, 1957 in Selma, AL. He attended Brighton High School. Fred joined the United States Army and traveled the world. April 20 1980, he married the love of his life, Chom “Connie” Soon. Fred, his wife, and his two daughters made Savannah, GA their home in the late 1980s. Fred was an avid fisherman with a contagious laugh.
He was preceded in death by John Olds, Sr. (father) and Lillie Bell Olds (mother), his wife of 36 years Chom “Connie” Soon Olds, Brenda Olds (daughter), and Wilson Olds (brother).
Fred is survived by his daughter, Barbara Olds-Beasley of Savannah, GA, his brothers John Olds, Jr. (New York, NY), Ben Allen Olds (Bessemer, AL), Robert Olds (Brighton, AL), and Ronnie Olds (Bessemer, AL); sisters Rebecca Olds (Birmingham, AL), Barbara Olds-Harris (Huntsville, AL), Christina Olds (Bessemer, AL), and one aunt Sarah Olds-Tripp (Selma, AL). Fred has 3 grandchildren he adored Brandon Reed, MaKayla Beasley, and Noah Beasley. He will be remembered by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Services will be held on September 12, 2020 at Chevis Oaks Baptist Church in Savannah, GA. Viewing is from noon to 1pm with the funeral service starting at 1pm. Officiating is Pastor Darren C. Allen (cousin) of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Cordova, AL. All are welcome to attend and celebrate the life of Fred Olds.
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