ALLENTOWN, Pa.- William "Bill" Earl Fry Jr., 58, of Northampton, Pa., formerly of Stroudsburg, Pa., died Tuesday at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
He was born on Dec. 15, 1954, in Youngstown to William Fry and Barbara (Ritchie) Fry.
Bill graduated from Stroudsburg High School in 1973, and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1973 and served in the Seabees. After the Navy, he was employed as a carpenter and a bartender.
Bill is survived by his son, William Fry III of Florence, Ky.; mother, Jane Fry-Jackson of Leetonia, Barbara and Charles Koontz of Ravenna; siblings, Kathy Evans of Lake City, S.C., Joyce Kern of East Palestine, Howard Fry of Tobyhanna, Pa., Janice Kosman of Bangor, Pa., Susan Peffer of Ravenna and Jeff Ritchie; step-brothers, Daren Jackson and Bill Jackson, both of Leetonia; and companion, Miriam Mayerchak.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Fry.
A private family service will be held in Petersburg, Ohio.
Arrangements by Irwin M. Judd Funeral Home, Allentown, Pa.