March 22, 1944 - December 21, 2021
MOCKSVILLE – Mr. Robert Larry “Pete” Frye, 77, of Petes Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at his home. Pete was born on March 22, 1944, in Davie County, to the late Harold Harm and Florence Bailey Frye. Mr. Frye enjoyed gardening and sawmilling as well as working on tractors and cars. He also enjoyed hosting chicken stews and barbeques at his home for over 25 years. He was a loving husband and father and “Papaw” to his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three young siblings, John Henry, Jimmie Lee and Lily Florence Frye; a brother, William Thomas Frye; and a son-in-law, John Allen Wood. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Gail Carter Frye of the home; three daughters, Angelia Wood Hendren (Justin), Robin Frye McCarson (Shannon) all of Advance and Melinda Frye Phillips (Eric) of Mocksville; 10 grandchildren, Alex Frye (Elizabeth), Jacob Wood, Joshua Wood, Aspen Phillips, Kaleb McCarson, Charleigh Phillips, Caleb Hendren, Elijah Wood, Joshua Hendren and Hope Hendren; five siblings, Betty Jean Templeton (Frank) of Union Grove, Mary Belle Poole, Harold Harn Frye (Vicky), Nancy Jane Coe and Ellen Frances Bishop (Carl) all of Mocksville; and many cherished friends and family. The family would like to say a special thanks to Trellis Supportive Care, Bayada Home Healthcare of Salisbury and caregiver Maude Harris for their care and support shown to Mr. Frye and his family. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 23, at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fred Carlton and Rev. Bob Whitaker officiating. Interment will follow in Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury. Friends may pay their respects to Mr. Frye on Wednesday, December 22, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be considered for Humane Society of Davie County, P.O. Box 937, Mocksville, NC 27028 or to Davie High Class of ’63 Scholarship Fund, c/o Davie Community Foundation, P.O. Box 546, Mocksville, NC 27028.
MOCKSVILLE – Mr. Robert Larry “Pete” Frye, 77, of Petes Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at his home. Pete was born on March 22, 1944, in Davie County, to the late Harold Harm and Florence... View Obituary & Service Information
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