Freddie Joseph McAlister


West Union – Fredie Joseph “Chicken Leg” McAlister, 67, of 4071 Safety Harbor Road, husband of the late Barbara Sue Ridley McAlister, passed away, Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 at his residence.


Born in Oconee, SC, he was the son of the late Clarence Robert and Afia Belle Smith McAlister. Fredie worked at West Point Stevens for thirty-seven years, and was retired from the South Carolina Department of Transportation road crew, Fredie had nineteen years of service with the Keowee Ebenezer Station 11, he was an avid outdoorsman, who had a great love for his family, loved hunting and fishing and attended Fairview Church of God.

Fredie is survived by his daughter; Tammy McAlister (Tommy L.) of West Union, SC; brothers; John William McAlister (Emma), Frank Edward McAlister (Nona), Herbert Rudolph McAlister, sisters; Betty Ruth Walker, Afia Carolyn Neal, and Margie Lucille Burrell grandchildren: Brandon Whitfield (Lindsay) and John A. Hamby (Jeanne) and eight great-grandchildren and one on the way.

In addition to his parents, and wife, Barbara Sue Ridley McAlister, he is preceded in death by his son, Christopher Lane McAlister, brothers; Tommy Vestor McAlister, Donald Charles McAlister, James Robert McAlister; sister, Mildred Lola McAlister


A funeral Service will be held Saturday, 11 am, August 1st, 2020 at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends, 6-8 pm, Friday, July 31st, 2020, at Sandifer Funeral Home.


The family is at the home of grandson, Brandon Whitfield, 4024 Safety Harbor Road, West Union, SC 29696.  Flowers are accepted. A message of condolence may be written to the family by visiting