Earl Benton Fry

Cumming, Georgia

Oct 5, 1936 – Jan 30, 2014


October 5, 1936
January 30, 2014
Cumming, Georgia


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McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming Obituary

Earl B. Fry, 77, of Cumming, GA passed away January 30, 2014 after a long struggle with declining health. Mr. Fry was born October 5, 1936 in Nankin, OH. He lived in Ashland, OH for 44 years and twenty eight years in Johnson City, TN.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie of Cumming, GA and was preceded in death by his parents, Mont & Lona Fry, one grandchild and one daughter. He is also survived by his children, Bob Fry (Karen) MT, Terry Miller (Wayne Schmidt) OH, Cheryl Cleland (Calvin Bate) OH, Mike Fry, OK, Brian Fry (Teresa) TN, Kelly Freeman (Bill) TN, Tim Garn (Shannon) GA, Kim Peoples (Bill) GA, Wayne Mushett (Christa) MT, Tracy Fry (Mike Smith) TN and Jamie Fry (Trisha) TN; stepchildren, David Funk (Dana) FL, Cindy Johnson (Jeffrey) GA and Holly Grubbs (Gary) GA. Also surviving are 3 brothers, 7 sisters, 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Fry graduated from Greenwich High School. He retired from The Budd Company after fifteen years, then went to work for NN Ball in Johnson City, TN and retired from there to Cumming, GA after 15 years.

Mr. Fry was an active member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Dawsonville, GA.

A Celebration of Life dinner will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm in the Reception Hall of McDonald and Son Funeral Home for family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.stjude.org) or the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org).

Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899

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Hated to lose such a close friend, reminded of the golf outings every day.

Earl was such a good man and always treated me with respect and kindness. His loved ones will miss him so much. God Bless and keep you all.

In memory of Earl Benton Fry

Bonnie, you and Earl always had such a perfect love story I always envied. You were life partners. You took such good care of him when he was ill. Your love for each other was undying and it will live on. Love you pretty lady.

Bonnie, Sorry to hear of your Loss....TDS Telecom

Earl, Philip I will miss you keep you in my prayers I know you to be a good man that will be missed from the heart. Ive enjoyed every round of golf we played together Earl Sherrill Boby Phil

Oh Bonnie, I'm so sorry to hear about Earl's passing. I took care of ya'll several times at the hospital and was surprised to see this. So sorry for your loss. Will be thinking of you and your whole family!

Bonnie & family - So sorry to hear of Uncle Earl's passing. We were so glad we got to see him at the Fry family gatherings in Ohio over the past years.
With our sympathy

Kyle, Sorry to hear of your loss...Timothy Whitesides - Davis Services, Inc.