Fred Ernst went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.

Fred Ernst went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. He married Cheryl Brandon in 1965 and resided in Shawnee. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, cars and friends. He worked as a carpenter most of his life. He specialized in cabinets and trimming houses.

He is proceeded in death by his parents, Chris Ernst and Thelma Gray.

He is survived by his wife Cheryl Ernst of 52 years, 2 children Shelly Beltz, Freddie Ernst Jr., four grandchildren Shannon Amstutz, Ryan Wares, Tori Ernst, Stormi Ernst, 5 great-grandchildren, Madison, Dalton, MacKenzie, Payden and Riden.

Service will be 3 p.m. at Open Door Church, 1200 N. Tucker,