Bob passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 17, 1929. Bob is survived by his wife of 32 years, Angel Fry and his daughter Dana (Stan) McHugill, his son Craig (Kelly) Berndt and daughter Cindy Tyree. He is also survived by his brother Val (Chris) Hurt, Eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Roy Lee Fry and daughter Sharon Fry. Bob moved to Washington State from Missouri in 1946. As a young man he owned and drove log truck for many years and loved being in the outdoors and woods. He made his way to Roseburg in 1955 and eventually went to work at Sun Studs (Lone Rock Timber) in 1965 and retired from there in 1995. Bob was the road crew supervisor during his time at Lone Rock and was very well respected as a hard working man with a strong work ethic. He made many life-long friends at Lone Rock. Bob had a passion for the outdoors and thoroughly enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He and his wife Angel made many trips to Alaska and there he and Angel also made many life-long friends. Although he struggled with some health issues later in life he and Angel were always planning their next adventurous trip to Alaska. After retiring, they became “snow birds” and became regular travelers to Arizona always making new friends along the way. Bob enjoyed elk hunting in eastern Oregon where he loved spending time camping and hunting with his friends and family. Bob loved the Oregon Coast and it was there he and Angel spent several summers camping, boating and fishing. In recent years Bob was unable to do the boating, fishing and hunting as he would have liked. So he spent many hours in his shop building bird houses. At last count he had built over 100 birdhouses in many shapes, colors and sizes. Many friends and family have received a treasured birdhouse built special by Bob. Bob was a man that was respected and loved by many and will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Bob L. Fry
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