Frederick “Fred” P. Shute, Sr., 73, of North Port, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
He was born Sept. 26, 1941, in Dayton, Ohio.
Mr. Shute was the owner of Fred Shute Real Estate and Development in North Port. He was a member of the Moose, former president of Sarasota County Contractors Association, and he served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his daughters, Diana Walston, of Kentucky, Teresa Skinner, of Kentucky, and Paula Jones, of South Carolina; son, Frederick P. Shute Jr., of Florida; brother, John Shute, of Florida; 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte.