Roger A. Fry
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Roger Allen Fry, 71, of Evansville, Ind., born to Olaf Samuel and Alice Margaret (Leighty) Fry on March 4, 1942, in Mount Vernon, Ill., passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at The Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care Center in The Villages, Fla.
He graduated from North Posey High School in 1960; graduated from Evansville College in 1964; worked as an insurance agent and partner for Johnston Insurance Agency, and retired in 2007. He was an avid woodworker and made special efforts to spend time with his grandchildren, great-grandchild, and other family members.
Surviving are his wife, Karen (Thornburg) Fry, whom he married August 29, 1964; daughter, Kelly Payne, of Bloomington, Ind.; two sisters, Linda Hancock and Jackie Hammer, both of Evansville, Ind.; four grandchildren, Jared, Tara, Brandon and Tyler Payne; and one great-grandchild, Ellie Holt.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Olaf and Alice Fry; and his sister, Judy Brandenstein.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, Ind., with burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Wadesville, Ind. Rev. Neil Cowling officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 22, 2013, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Laurel Hill Cemetery or
in care of Werry Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at: www.werryfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Courier Press on Apr. 21, 2013