August 8, 1936 - March 9, 2021
Conway, SC… Fred Silvernail, age 84, passed away peacefully at home, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Fred will be most remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was born in Unadilla, NY, a son of the late Leland and Ruth Dewey Silvernail. He grew up in Oneonta, NY, where he met the love of his life. They married, built a home in Woodstock, NY, and lived there for 38 years. Fred was an engineer at IBM for 34 years. After retirement, he and his wife moved to Conway, SC. He enjoyed playing golf, a passion that began at the age of 11. Fred liked building and flying model airplanes, especially with his "Airplane Buddies". He was an avid car enthusiast owning over 50 cars. His favorite was a 1956 MGA that he restored with his sons. He enjoyed spending time in his garage and could fix and build just about anything. Fred was predeceased by four brothers, Clifford Silvernail, Howard Silvernail, Wesley Silvernail, and Lester Peake and five sisters, Frances Sherburne, Marion McPherson, Ruth Bell, Nita Bryant, and Donna Silvernail. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Silvernail, two sons, Jeffrey Silvernail (Elizabeth) and Craig Silvernail (Nannette), five grandchildren, Timothy Silvernail, Catherine Silvernail, Daniel Silvernail, Bryn Ryan (Brendan), and Lauren Silvernail, two great grandchildren, Brendan "Bear" Ryan and Phillip Ryan, three brothers, Neal Silvernail (Elaine), Everett "Mike" Silvernail (Karen), and Larry Silvernail (Julie), two sisters, Joeann Burkert and Sharon Ellison (Skip) and many nephews and nieces. Services will be private. Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or St. Paul’s Church, 710 Main Street, Conway, SC. Please sign an online guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is serving the family.
Conway, SC… Fred Silvernail, age 84, passed away peacefully at home, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Fred will be most remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was born in... View Obituary & Service Information
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