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CW3 Frederick Clyde Shotwell, Jr. , U.S. Army, ret.

May 28, 1944 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 75)


Frederick C. Shotwell Jr., 75, of Copperas Cove, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Services are pending.

Frederick was born in Washington DC to Frederick Clyde and Louise Ernestine Shotwell on May 28, 1944.  He went to school at Southfield Public School in Southfield, Michigan, and graduated on June 13, 1962. 

He served a 22-year career in the Army intelligence service and retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 3rd class.  He received the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal  w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal w/clasp, Bronze, 3 Loops, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons w/Numeral 1, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon w/Numeral 4 and Aircraft Crewman Badge.

He completed his Masters of Science from the University of Central Texas on December 16, 1994.  He worked as a counselor at Central Texas College until he retired.    

Fred was a member of Kempner Oak Hills Baptist Church in Kempner, Texas.   

Fred is survived by his wife of 13 years, Cecilia Moreno-Shotwell; his brother James Shotwell and his family; three sons from a previous marriage: Robert, John, and Peter Shotwell; Christina and Ben Aguirre, and fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild from his extended family.  Robert’s children include Sasha and Anna Gurevich; John’s children include Katherine and Thomas Shotwell and Hunter Madison; Peter’s children include Jacob, Dylan, David, Michael and Lilly Shotwell, Sthella Macias and her son, Antonio Pineda, and Cassanadra Macias; and Christina’s children Micheal Destremps and Nevaeh Frye. 

The family wishes memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, or the Disabled American Veterans Association.

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