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Robert "Bub"  L. Frye
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Obituary for Robert "Bub" L. Frye

Carpendale, WV-

Robert L. “Bub” Frye, 88, of Carpendale, died Monday, March 26, 2018 at Doey House, Hagerstown.

Born July 11, 1929 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Homer and Irene (Mouse) Frye.

He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife of 61 years, Mary (Riggleman) Frye; his son-in-law, Steve Bittner; a sister, Dorothy V. Meister; and two brothers, Homer W. Frye, Jr. and Donald F. Frye.

“Bub” was a graduate of Fort Hill High School, Class of 1947. He won the George F. Hazelwood Aware and the Welcome Home Award. He was an avid Sentinel fan and faithfully listened to all Fort Hill football games on the radio. A three sport athlete, Bub was quarterback of the Sentinels, but his true love was baseball, where he excelled as catcher.

He served in the U.S. Army in occupied Germany during the Korean Conflict.

He was retired from P.P.G. where he had been a millwright.

Mr. Frye served Christ humbly every day. Bub was a member of Holy Cross United Methodist Church, where he served in many offices over the years and was a proud member of the choir. He also belonged to Davis Lodge #51, A.F. & A.M. and Gold Star Post #6452, V.F.W.

Surviving are his daughter, Joni L. Bittner; two sisters-in-law, Marie Lueck and Eleanor Smith; a brother-in-law, Thomas Riggleman and wife Joyce; and, many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene Street, Cumberland, on Thursday from 4-7 PM.

The funeral service will be held on Friday at 1:00 PM, with Rev. Thomas Young and Rev. Ken Hamilton, officiating.

Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Holy Cross United Methodist Church, 246 Heiskell Blvd., Ridgeley, WV 26753 or Gold Star Post #6452, V.F.W., 5 Third Ave., Ridgeley, WV 26753.


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