On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Fred Martin Schell, loving father and educator passed away at the age of 77.
Schell was born in Cincinnati Ohio to Horace and Rose Schell. He received his BS in pharmaceutical science from the University of Ohio and his PhD in Organic Chemistry from Indiana University.
Schell served on the faculty of the University of Tennessee’s Department of Chemistry for over thirty years as a professor, researcher, and administrator. He joined the chemistry faculty at Tennessee in 1972. He has also been a research and development participant at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Fred is survived by his two sons, Chris and Greg, his granddaughter Mckinzie and his two sisters Jane Yost and Joy Yungbluth.