Frederic Schroeder, Jr.

Published 12:04 pm Friday, May 24, 2024

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Burlington — Frederic John Schroeder, Jr., 85, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at his residence at The Village at Brookwood in Burlington.

Fred was born in Bay Shore, Town of Islip, New York on January 9, 1939, to Frederic J. Schroeder, Sr. and Emelia Theresa Hageman Schroeder. He was a 1957 graduate of The Stony Brook School, a college preparatory school, and a 1961 graduate of Duke University. Fred enjoyed a long and successful career in the steel industry, and he and his beloved wife, Lane (Martha Lane Farmer Schroeder) lived in eight different states prior to moving back to North Carolina for their retirement years in Cypress Landing, Chocowinity. 

A full obituary is shared on Joyner’s Funeral Home website at 

Funeral services will be held at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. with a graveside service immediately following in Bailey Cemetery, Bailey. The family will also receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2024, at Joyner’s Funeral Home. 

Donations in memory of Fred may be made to a charity of your choice or to Trinity Episcopal Church in Chocowinity,

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at