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George Clinton Frederick

November 24, 1943 ~ November 15, 2021 (age 77)


George Clinton (Clint) Frederick, 77 years old, passed away November 15, 2021 in Scottsdale, AZ.

As a child, Clint spent much time his grandparents farm north of Farlington, Kansas. He graduated from Pittsburgh High School in 1961. He received his Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pittsburg State University. He obtained his CPA and began his career in Kansas City, MO. He specialized in the telecommunication industry, and became well known for his work nationally. He founded his own accounting firms in Overland Park, KS and Scottsdale, AZ.

Clint was an avid World War II history buff, seeking the details of his father’s experience who was killed in action shortly after Clint was born. This quest for knowledge led Clint to author several books. The life of his parents, Caption Frederick and Cleo is memorialized in the book written by him, World War II: A Legacy of Letters – One Soldiers Journey.

He was an avid writer and enjoyed all things World War II History. He had a very strong will to live and make the most out of life. When he was young he damaged his esophagus, in mid-life encountered several heart attacks that led him to receive a heart transplant in 2010. He always kept a positive and optimistic attitude no matter what life presented him and life presented him no shortage of health challenges. He enjoyed life to the fullest and wanted everyone to enjoy it with him.

Clint is remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. All who knew him will miss him. His wife of 52 years Kathy Frederick daughters Randi Smelko (Bob Smelko), Kim Tuttle, and Kari Points (Tom Points) and grandkids Zak and Zoey Tuttle (Izaac McKenzie) and Kampbell and Kade Points survive him.

Following his wishes, no services will be held at this time. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the American Heart Association at To leave a message for the family online, please visit George Clinton Frederick.


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