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Woodrow A. Fry Jr., 82, of Barrackville, died Monday (June 6, 2016) in the Genesis Healthcare Tygart Center.
He was born Aug. 25, 1933, in Ceredo, a son of the late Woodrow Augustus Fry Sr. and Bonnie Justine Reynolds Fry.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janie Lou Viers Fry.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Karen Diane and Ronald Rhoades of Barrackville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Steven Craig and Larrita Fry of Houston, Texas, and Jeffrey Dale Fry of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Jason Chad Rhoades and his wife Tisha, Sean Michael Rhoades, Mandi Kaye St. Germaine and her husband Kenny, Kristin Leigh Fry and her fiancé Chris Solari and Lindsey Jane Fry; four great-grandchildren, Brittany Nicole Rhoades, Bryce Nicholas Rhoades, Khloe St. Germaine and Milana St. Germaine; and good friends, Richard Gump and Pete Pell.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Tommie Jean Staley, and an infant brother.
Mr. Fry was a retired quality supervisor for the Owens-Illinois Corp. of Fairmont with 35 years of service. He retired in 1992 and then moved to St. Augustine, Florida.
He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1950-57 and was stationed in Germany from 1956-57. Mr. Fry graduated from Wayne High School and Marshall University.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Clarksburg, WV 26301.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont.
There will be no visitation or funeral service. A private memorial service and committal will be held at a later time for the family in the Christian Cemetery in Wayne County with Pastor Carl Radcliffe officiating.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on June 8, 2016
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