FRYE, Dean W., age 73, of New Martinsville, WV, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab. Center, Woodsfield, OH.
He was born on December 15, 1939, in Duffy, OH, a son of the late Everett William and Marcella Anne Parker Frye.
Dean was a retired maintenance mechanic for Bayer Chemical Corp.; a U.S. Navy Sea Bee veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis; a member of the First Christian Church, New Martinsville; a member of the Wetzel Masonic Lodge #39 A.F. & A.M.; member of the Scottish Rite; member of the Shriners; member of the Moose Lodge, #931, New Martinsville; member of the V.F.W. and American Legion. He was also very active with the Employee Involvement Team at Bayer Chemical.
Surviving are his wife, Connie Martin Frye; two sons, Bruce E. (Denita) Frye of Paden City, WV and Jeff (Brandy) Frye of Middlebourne, WV; four grandchildren, Lynsay, Sydney, Dean and Julian; and his best friend, Cyrus.
Friends will be received at the Grisell Funeral Home, 751 Third St., New Martinsville on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Dr. Victor L. Hunter officiating.
Interment will be in the Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville with full military graveside honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.