Fred J. Baity, 80, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at Iredell Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. Fred was born in Iredell County, on October 6, 1940, to the late Ralph C. Baity and Lois Deal Baity.

Fred retired from Dana and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a brother, Carroll C. Baity; and a sister, Wanda J. Baity Summers.

He is survived by his wife, Madeline Montgomery Baity of Statesville; daughter, Terri B. Reavis of Statesville; sons, Tony R. Baity (Nicole) of Statesville and Bradley K. Baity (Susanne) of Kathleen, Ga.; five grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2020, at Faith Baptist Church. Mr. Baity will lie in state on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church before the graveside service.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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