Fred D. Whitmire, 84, of Signal Mountain, passed away Tuesday afternoon Jan. 14, 2014, at his home. He was a Church of God Preacher for several years and owned and operated FW Landscaping. He was preceded in death by his wife, Versie Whitmire; son, Wayne Whitmire. He is survived by five daughters, Susie (Taylor) Givens, Signal Mountain, Annette Woodard, Hixson, Judy (Jim) Fry, Nashville, Joann Whitmire, Chattanooga, and Paulette (Clarence) Yoder, Dayton; 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; two sister, Louise Grayson, Signal Mountain, and Peggy Jeans Sims, Florida; two brothers, Kenneth Whitmire, Fort Oglethorpe, and Ralph Whitmire Jr., Signal Mountain; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. CSTFriday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Kenneth Whitmire officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Signal Mountain. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements be Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, 50 May Road, Dunlap. Family will receive friends 3-9 p.m. CST today.