Obituary: Fred P. Flack

Fred P. Flack was born Oct. 18, 1933, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Albert and Pauline (Harris) Flack. He died July 11, 2016.

Fred graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1956. He received a Civil Engineer degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, in 1960. While serving at Pt. Mugu in California in 1960, Fred met his wife Carole Ann. They were married April 23, 1962, in Independence, Kansas. Fred served on active duty in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps from 1956 to 1969 and in the United States Naval Reserves until 1986. In 1969, he began his career as a facilities engineer in Dallas, Texas, and finished up at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona, retiring in 1994. Fred loved spending time with his family, gardening, and golfing.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carole Ann (Cowen) Flack; and four children, Jeff (Karen), Kathryn (Chris), Jenny (Paul) Johnson, and Paul (Sharon). Additional survivors are his grandchildren, Bethany, Elisa, and Andrew Johnson; Evan and Audrey Flack; Christopher and Lauren Daugherty; and his brother Jim (Jo Ann) Flack of Kansas City.

Private cremation has been held. A memorial service will be held from 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at Heritage Memory Mortuary at 131 Grove Ave., in Prescott,

followed by a graveside committal at 11 a.m. at the Prescott National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made to the Prescott VA Hospice at 500 N. Highway 89, Prescott, AZ 86313.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Heritage Memory Mortuary. Please visit to sign Fred’s online guestbook.

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