Leroy D. Frye, 77


LAWRENCEVILLE — Leroy D. Frye, age 77, of Lawrenceville, died on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 at the Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana.

He was born on July 7, 1943 in Cowden, the son of Noble and Ellen (Abrams) Frye. He married Linda Lumpp on Feb. 20, 1965 and she survives.

Leroy was a retired teamster, having worked as a truck driver with Yellow Freight. He also hauled grain for Reid Thacker. He was a member of the NRA. He served his country with the United States Army from 1961 until 1964.

Preceding him in death were: his parents; one brother, Edward Frye; and one sister, Nancy Anderson.

Survivors include: his wife, Linda; two children, Mark Frye and wife, Lynette and Becky Storck and husband, Mark, all of Lawrenceville; one brother, Troy Frye and wife, Bonnie of Pana; three sisters, Judy Lee and husband, Bob, Carol Klepzig and husband, Dave, and Marla Geurin and husband, Dave, all of Effingham; one brother-in-law, Don Anderson of Springfield; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lawrenceville Free Methodist Church.

The family welcomes friends to a time of fellowship and refreshments following the service in the fellowship hall.

There will be a private burial.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lawrenceville Lunkers or the Lawrenceville Free Methodist Church.

Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville is in charge of the arrangements.

Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.