Frederick "Fred" Dietz, Jr., 87, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, in Dade City, FL. He was born in Chicago, IL to Frederick and Isabel Dietz, Sr.
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He was retired from the State of Florida as a Supervisor of Probation and Parole Services in Bushnell. He was a member of Kiwanis Club and SSHS Raiders Booster Club. Mr. Fred was a volunteer at South Sumter High School for 53 years, working the concession stand, filming, and announcing the football games. He was a member of the Evergreen Cemetery Board, committee member of "First Steps" and in charge of Dixie Boys Baseball and youth program. He was a longtime volunteer with the City of Bushnell Christmas Santa program.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Dietz.
Mr. Dietz is survived by his sons: Fred Dietz III (Charla) of Bushnell, FL, Jud Dietz (Sandra) of Bushnell, FL, David Dietz of Bushnell, FL; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary Harrell (Gene) of Dallas, TX and Dorothea Adams of Wichita, KS.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory to SSHS Booster Club, 309 W. Cherokee Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513.
A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, September 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 at Purcell Chapel. A service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Bushnell, Florida.
Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.