Fred Noel McCain, 90 of Denton, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. He was born on January 7, 1923 in Gainesville to Tillison Noel McCain and Pearl Ward McCain. He married Mary Lou Ray on July 22, 1949 and served in the United States Navy. He was a graduate of Gainesville High School, and received his Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of North Texas, formerly NTSC. He was retired from the University of North Texas as the Athletic Director and Professor.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 5-7 pm at DeBerry Funeral Directors. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Denton in the Main Sanctuary. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville.
Fred is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Karen McCain-Otto and husband Steve; son, Ray Noel McCain and wife Jodi Margaret; brother, Horace McCain; 1 grandchild, Brad Noel McCain; 7 nieces and nephews; and grand dog; Curly Lou Otto. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Jerry and Ward McCain.
A special thanks to Kind Companions, in particular, Mona, Joyce, and Mary.