Fred E. Bane

August 30, 1937 - December 3, 2008
Fred E. Bane

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Fred E. Bane, 71, of Hendersonville, NC, died Wednesday, December 3, 2008, at his home.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Robert Franklin Bane, Sr. and Carrie Lillian Lindsey Bane.

He served in the US Navy. Before retiring this year, he was a self-employed carpenter and a member of the Hendersonville Homebuilders Association. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mildred Jones Bane of Hendersonville; a son, Dennis Bane and wife, Cindy, of Hendersonville; two daughters, Teresa Heatherly of Hendersonville, and Debra Hill and husband, Jimmy, of Landrum, SC; five grandchildren, Cassondra Heatherly, Karla Coggins, Crystal Bane, Trey Hill, and Abbey Hill; three great-grandchildren, Tanner Coggins, Kaitlin Coggins, and Jesse Heatherly; two sisters, Faye Bradburn of Hendersonville, and Judy Morgan of Travelers Rest, SC; and two brothers, R.F. Bane, Jr. and Ronnie Bane, both of Hendersonville.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Sunday, December 7, 2008, in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Reverends Harold McKinnish and Mike Smith will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:30 ñ 8:30 PM Saturday, December 6, at Shuler Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at home.

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Sunday, December 7, 2008
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • December 05, 2008
    fred & juanita beddingfield says:
    We are very sad to hear that Freddie has passed on. He was a good friend to both of us from the time he started 1st grade at Tuxedo. In later years he really enjoyed the class reunion. He will be greatly missed. You have our sympathy and prayers. Juanita and Freddy Beddingfield

  • December 11, 2008
    Randy Clayton says:
    Sorry for your loss

  • December 10, 2008
    Kim Crane says:
    Sorry to hear about Freds passing he was a good man I really enjoyed getting to know him Dennis at Daniels Construction, the games at East and the BBQ Shak my thoughts and Prayers are with all of you.

  • December 08, 2008
    Steve and Kathy Cairnes says:
    Dear Bane Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this sad time. But please take comfort in knowing that Brother Fred will be spending his first Christmas in Heaven this year. What a time he is already having and what a celebration it will be to see Jesus, him and all our loved ones soon! May God's "Amazing Grace" be with each of you at this time. We love you! Steve and Kathy Cairnes

  • December 08, 2008
    Linda Freeman McClure says:
    There are times when the right words just don't exist, times when our feelings are too deep to be expressed.Even though this is a sad time for you and the fanily, I sincerely hope you find peace and comfort in knowing Fred's life was a blessing to those who knew him and an example to those who only witnessed him in life. My prayers will continue to be with you.