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James r. Fry, Jr.

July 20, 1923 July 2, 2019
James r. Fry, Jr.
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Obituary for James r. Fry, Jr.

James R. Fry, Jr., 95 of Bloomington, passed away at 5:17 am Tuesday July 2, 2019 at his residence.

His funeral will be at 1:00 pm Friday July 5th at Calvert Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington. The Pastor Neal Kentch will officiate. Burial will be at Funks Grove Cemetery, McLean. Visitation will be on Friday from 12:00 – 1:00 at the funeral home. Calvert Metzler Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements.

James was born July 20, 1923 in Lafayette, IN, the son of James Reed & Zelpha (McGuire) Fry. He married Helen Maria Edwards on December 29, 1971 in Brighton, CO. She survives.

Also surviving are 2 children; Mike (Kay) Fry, Sally Ann Orrick, of Bloomington; 3 Grandchildren; Michael (Angie) Fry, Mesa of AZ, David Fry and Traci Orrick of Bloomington/Normal; 1 Great-Grandchild, Sierra Fry; 1 sister, Mary Aversa of Haverhill, MA. And 2 step-grandchildren: Tom Cassel and Christopher Phillips of Danvers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister Dorothy Simpson 1 stepson Doug Phillis.

James work as a Supervisor for 35 years with Sunbeam Bread. He was a member of First Christian Church of Bloomington for 50 years. He served as a Deacon and Usher for many years. Jim loved the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Advocate BroMenn Hospice.


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