Bernard Joseph Frye

20 July, 193713 June, 2021

Bernard Joseph Frye, 83, of Middletown, passed away on June 13, 2021 at Sycamore Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1937, the son of Frederick and Nancy (Fryman) Frye.

Ben was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He worked at AK, retiring after 30 years of service. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and gardening. Ben was a member of Elk Creek Baptist Church for 42 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents. Ben is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judith Frye; daughters, Tricia (Steve Sterret), Lisa (Doug) VonHolle; grandchildren, Morgan, Luke and Caroline Von Holle; and many other loving family members and friends.

Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 pm on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Elk Creek Baptist Church, 7175 Elk Creek Rd, Middletown, OH 45042. A Memorial Service will follow at 6:00 pm with Pastor Charlie Wagoner officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Elk Creek Baptist Church.

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Gene Snow

17 June 2021

Ben and I work together in Armco machine shop ,played sports,shared family time together. He will be missed Judy and his family Kathy and I send our condolences

Laurie Wood

16 June 2021

Lisa and Family,
Thinking of you.

My father, Ron Wood (Woody), shared many wonderful stories of time spent with Benny.

I'm sure they will meet again in heaven.

Rest In Peace, Benny -
Laurie Wood

Barsha Davis

16 June 2021

Still had that big smile!

Carolyn Scanlan-Holmes

15 June 2021

On behalf of the Garden's Comfort and Care team, I extend our deepest sympathy to your family. Know we have included your Dad in our prayers daily. May you take comfort in knowing that life isn't over it is beginning again. May you be comforted by your family and friends - remembering your Dad through the laughter and the tears. Know you are loved.

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