OBITUARY

Joseph Edward Frailey

May 7, 1955February 8, 2018

Joseph Edward Frailey, 62, of Greeley, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at his home. He was born on May 7, 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia to Edward and Rose (Martin) Frailey.

Joseph was raised in his early years in Georgia and then later moved to New Jersey. He received his Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Phoenix Institute of Technology. He did many things throughout his career. He was brilliant and never liked to be bored in a job.

Joseph served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.

Joseph was married to Karen Cento for over 20 years, then on June 25, 1995 he married Diana York in Tennessee. When he met Diana, he had three more children to raise.

Joseph enjoyed listening to music and dancing. He loved any kind of gadget and could look at anything and figure out how to fix it.

Joseph had a great sense of humor and could make everyone laugh. He was always happy and positive. He had a giant heart and was very friendly and compassionate; everyone loved him. He always said he wanted to leave people with a smile, because you never know if they needed it.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Diana Frailey of Greeley; daughters, Jocelyn Frailey (Brian Thomas) of Mesa, Arizona and Sonia Morgan of Greeley; sons, Richard (Charlene) Morgan of Jersey City, New Jersey and Christopher (Jill) Morgan of Manchester, New Hampshire; sisters, Patsy Pettway of Florida, Edna Wilkes of Georgia and Rosemary Wilkes; brother, E.J. Wilkes of Georgia and grandchildren, Corbin, Terrel, Peyton, Olivia, Christopher Jr., Jaimenson, Ethan, Jeremy, Kayla and Cheyenne Autumn.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose Wilks, father, Edward Frailey, brother, Buddy Wilks and sister, Katherine Yarbrough.

Services will be held at a later date.

Services

  • Services will be held at a later date.
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Joseph Edward Frailey

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Fran Giordano

February 13, 2018

My Heartfelt Thoughts go out to my Dear friend Karen, their children, Diana & their children & all the grandchildren. ..

Diana Frailey

February 13, 2018

I know your in a better place and making the angles laugh.but I would rather you be here with me.i keep thinking about our walk in the rain and how you pulled on a tree branch and water came down like stars in the sky.your the only person whoever gave me stars and a reason to smile..I love you now and always.you will stay in my heart forever Joe my love until we meet again in God's heaven I'll miss you everyday.my heart is broken over the loss of you.you were my friend my love my life..until forever babe.your doll always...

Brittany Brizuela

February 12, 2018

Joe,

I never got the opportunity to meet you but your daughter Jocelyn is a blessing in my life and I sure do love listening to her tell stories about you! May you Rest In Peace.

February 11, 2018

Joe Frailey-the kid from Jersey City, NJ, who became a member of our family so many years ago; Jocelyn's dad, Corbin's Grandpa, first husband to Karen, Lee & Don's son-in-law, Donald, Lynn, Sandy & Cindy's "BIG brother"-in-law, Russell & Matthew's uncle and our beloved friend- will always be remembered for his laughter, generosity & kind heart. Rest in peace -you will live forever in our hearts & memories. Our family wouldn't have been the same without you.
Lynn Moyle Suter & Family

February 11, 2018

Joe Frailey-the kid from Jersey City, NJ, who became a member of our family so many years ago; Jocelyn's dad, Corbin's Grandpa, first husband to Karen, Lee & Don's son-in-law, Donald, Lynn, Sandy & Cindy's "BIG brother"-in-law, Russell & Matthew's uncle and our beloved friend- will always be remembered for his laughter, generosity & kind heart. Rest in peace -you will live forever in our hearts & memories. Our family wouldn't have been the same without you.
Lynn Moyle Suter & Family (Closter, NJ)

Catrina Sandoval

February 11, 2018


R.I.P Joe you were a good man! He was very helpful nd would always take the time to come up and help put away or fix little thing here nd there for all us at Burger King.We apprecaited every help Still cant believe ur are gone. It happened to soo. We will always remember you Joe but Never Forget! R.I.P

Jocelyn Frailey

February 11, 2018

Lessons from Dad, KISS. I modify it slightly, but you know it "Keep it simple silly".
Explain to someone once, then a second time the same way, if they still don't get it, one more time a different way, then leave them to figure it out on their own.

Amanda and les Beck

February 10, 2018

You will be greatly missed. Fly high our beautiful angel

Diana Frailey

February 10, 2018

I'm so lost without you.i love you so much and I will miss you as long as I live.rest well in God's arms and let them hear your laugh threw out the heavens.untill we meet again I love you

Kimberly Rohr

February 10, 2018

R.I.P joe you were a good man! And very helpful you would always come up amd help put the away or fix little thing here and there for all us a burger king. Still cant believe you are gone i just seen you early that day. I will always remember you joe.