Richard Rowe Fryer

August 17, 1927August 3, 2015

Longtime Ventura resident, Richard R. Fryer, 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 3, 2015, at Community Memorial Hospital. He was born on August 17, 1927 in Brigham City, Utah, to Dale Fryer and Lillian (Rowe) Fryer.

Richard had been very active in high school, playing on the men’s tennis team and swim team. He married Maurine Coleman, and together they had four children. Richard and Maurine were married for 23 years, until her death. Later, he married Charlene Holmes. They had been married for 15 years until her passing.

Richard owned the 76 gas station on Wells Road and Telegraph, in Ventura, for 21 years. He enjoyed gardening, walking on the beach, going to his grandchildren’s baseball, soccer and tennis games.

He is survived by his sons, Ken Fryer and David Fryer; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Mike Marquez; 8 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and his brother, Michael Fryer.

A private memorial service for Richard will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. Condolences may be sent to


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Janet Brown

August 13, 2015

Sending my sincere sympathy to the family for the loss of your loved one Dick
Fryer. I'm a cousin living in Brigham City Utah and remember him well growing up. I have fond memories of him, his mom and brothers here in Brigham City. May God bless you in this time of sorrow. Janet Shaw Brown

Gary & Madeline Coleman

August 13, 2015

Our deepest Condolences to the entire family. We were all sadden to learn
of Richard's passing. May his memories always be those of the best. He lived and worked a good life and supported his family well.

Sarah Anderson

August 5, 2015

My condolences to all who have loved and cared for Richard (Dick). I will forever miss my Grandpa and will cherish all my memories of him forever. I know he is at rest with our Lord Jesus Christ and is once again by Grandma's side watching over us all with great love.