Fred Lloyd Parry Sr., 62, of Dallas was welcomed into Heaven because of the sacrificing stripes of Our Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.
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Mr. Parry was born in Kingston on May 28, 1951, and was the son of the late William and Nan Lloyd Parry.
Fred graduated from Dallas High School in 1969 and earned his business degrees from Penn State University and King's College. After high school, he joined his father and grandfather at the family business, Fred L. Parry Motors. Fred truly loved every aspect of the car business, especially his customers, which were his number one priority. Fred was at work right up until he went into the hospital, because he truly loved his job! He was a faithful Christian who loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and was not shy to tell anyone. He was elected to the Dallas School Board in 2011 and was thrilled to serve the Dallas taxpayers.
Fred felt so blessed with his family. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 42 years, the former Sue Hopkins; son, Fred L. Parry Jr. and his wife, Megan; the two most prized blessings in his life, grandchildren, Meadow and Laken; brothers, Lloyd Parry and his wife, Bev, and Bill Parry and his wife, Missy; sister, Nan; father-in-law, David Hopkins and wife, Judy; mother-in-law, Helen Potter; sisters-in-law, Amy and Cheryl and her husband, Dan; brother-in-law, Brian and his wife, Atisha, and his sister-in-law, Deanna and her husband, Bert; several nieces and nephews; and favorite bloodhound buddy, Noah.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday from Back Mountain Harvest Assembly Church, 340 Carverton Road Trucksville, with the Rev. Dan Miller officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Private interment will be held Saturday in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Back Mountain Harvest Assembly Church, 340 Carverton Road, Trucksville, PA 18708.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.
Online condolences may be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on May 8, 2014