September 6, 2005
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 9/16/2005 14:00:00
Jack L. Fryman, 74, passed away September 6, 2005 at Citrus Health and Rehabilitation Center in Inverness, Florida after a lengthly illness.
He was born July 26, 1931 in Akron, Ohio, The son of Carl E. and Dorothy (Clemons) Fryman.
Mr. Fryman was a 1949 Clay High School Graduate. He was a member of Toledo Police Department and lived in Toledo, Ohio until 1967, moving to Willard, Ohio. He retired from Willard Police Department as chief of police after more than 20 years of public service. Afterwards he took a position as National Sales Manager for the Norwalk Drug Company and traveled throughout the entire continental United States.
Mr. Fryman was a U.S. Marine Corp and a U.S. Navy Veteran serving aboard the U.S.S. Albany During the Korean War.
He was a past member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio. He was a Life Member of Buckingham-Dermer American Legion Post #514 in Willard, Ohio. He was very involved with the American Legion and held several different offices at the post, county, and district levels. He was also a member of V.F.W. Post # 4252 in Hernando, Florida., an Honorary lifetime member of Toledo Fire Dept., Co-Founder of Toledo Police Dept. Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, Member of Willard Elks Lodge #1370, member of Inverness Moose Lodge.
Throughout his life he was an avid golfer, and was Club Champion at Willard Country Club in 1968. He also thoroughly enjoyed his children and grandchildren. Jack also enjoyed camping, bird watching, woodworking, sending computer e-mails to family and friends, and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Betty (Stockley) Fryman, whom he married on September 1, 1991; two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Marilyn Fryman of Willard, Ohio, Mark and Jan Fryman of Garrettsville, Ohio; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Philip Gingerich of Canton, Ohio, Deborah and Joseph Daniel of Willard, Ohio, Catherine and Timothy Adamescu of Mansfield, Ohio; one stepson, Jack Stockley of Columbus, Ohio and one stepdaughter, Connie Stockley of Snellville, GA; 9 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 4 step grandchildren; and 6 step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl E. and Dorothy Fryman, his first wife, Margaret A. (McIntire) Fryman and sister Geraldine L. Shoemaker.
Calling hours are Friday, September 16 from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M and 7 P.M. to 9 P.M. At Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. Memorial services will take place Saturday, September 17, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio. Burial will be immediately afterwards at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Willard, Ohio with full Military rites by Buckingham-Dermer American Legion Post #514.
Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio or to: Buckingham-Dermer American Legion Post #514 in Willard, Ohio.