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“Rest in Peace Wally. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Herbert Ray Samples - Orange Park, FL

“Old friend, RIP. Have lots of good memories we had together, rabbit hunting, cards, horse shoes and the Nova soft ball team we had. Donna & Family,...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Ross Oehling - Friend

“Dad, I miss you so much already! You were one stubborn man and a challenge to try to help take care of. :o) But I love you with all my heart. As I...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Chris Thompson - Ashland, OH

“God, please bless this wonderful family ... Please take their pain Lord and replace with good memories. Keep them in your loving arms Lord. God...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Sharon Clark - friend of Mary

“We will surely miss you Wally, you will always hold a special place in our hearts. To your family our deepest sympathy,you all know what a wonderful...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Don and Karla Fenner - friends

“Christine, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mike&Tammy(Perdue)Barr ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Tammy

“We will remember your family in the days ahead. Please know that God will give you the strength you need to get through this difficult time. Wally...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Donnie and Sandi Weiler - AL

“We are so very sorry for your loss! May Wally rest in peace now. Praying God gives you comfort, peace and strength during this very difficult time....Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Patti Boyd - Caledonia, OH

“Aunt Donna, We may never full understand the whys, but we do know that day by day with God's comfort, peace, and love will help us each day. I know...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Lisa - west salem, OH - neice

“Our prayers and condolences. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Kris Ashton Ramsey - Dublin, OH

“So sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Matt, Michelle, Cheyanne, and Drew ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: michelle adams

“In deepest sympathy to all the family. Dear Wally rest in the peace and love of our Lord Jesus Christ. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Pam Bizjak - Hot Springs, AR

“Donna our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time. Warmest Regards,Jeremi and Denise Woodruff ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jeremi Woodruff "Woody" - OH

“Donna & Family, I'm heartbroken to hear of your loss, Wally was always a pleasure to be around. He'd always bring a smile to my face when he'd...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Nichole Arnett - Friend

“We are all so sorry for your loss,these times are so hard. Your family and friends are in my prayers. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Cathy Yenni Pummell - Nova, OH

“Dear Donna and family I am so sorry for your loss, our loss. Wallly will be missed and never forgotten. I love you dearly, hugs, Brenda ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Lee Cutlip - Nova, OH

“my uncle wally...where do I begin? in my eyes the perfect dad,husband,uncle,brother..I cant count how many times he has been here for myself,my...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: todd w enderby - Nova, OH

“Thoughts and prayers to you all. He was a "one of a kind" and will be missed by all who knew him. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Kevin and Kris Hickey

“I love you. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Dina Massie Anderson - niece...


Wallace "Wally" A. Fry, 68, of Nova, died September 9, 2013. He was born July 2, 1945, in Youngstown, to the late Cliford "Jack" and Ruth (Andrews) Fry. Wally lived most of his life in Nova.

He served in the US Army from 1965-1967 and worked for Custom Hoist and Fautless. Wally was a member of the Eagles in Ashland and New London and the American Legion in New London. He was a volunteer for the Nova Fire Department.

Wally enjoyed following NASCAR. He also enjoyed playing horseshoes, played many years of softball for Heyl Diggers, loved to play card games and spending time with his grandkids.

Survived by his wife, Donna; daughter, Christine Marie (Mike) Thompson of Ashland; son, Russell Eugene (Stacy Adams) Fry of Ashland; grandchildren, Lane Andrew Fry, Emily Jean Fry and Grace Olivia Fry; siblings, Mary (Tim) Carmen of Loudonville, Vicky (Dick) Forbush of Sullivan, Randy (Brenda) Knowlton of Ashland, Tim (Steph) Knowlton of Ashland, Dianne (Dan) Wires of Ashland, Cathy Kennel of Ashland, Jean (Terry) Kopp of Ashland, Nancy (Conrad) Griffith of Ashland, Jim (Bonnie) Knowlton of Ashland, Edna Bellato of Youngstown, Earl (Bonnie) Fry of Georgia and Jackie Ray Fry and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Doris Samples and Tillie Otterbacher and stepmother, Alberta "Betty" Miller who raised him.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 13 at the Nova Cemetery with Pastor Janet Chilcote and military rites. A celebration of life to follow at the home of Vicky and Dick Forbush, 785 Twp Road 350, Sullivan, Ohio 44880. If lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Ashland County Cancer Association, 380 East 4th Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805.

Funeral Home
Eastman Funeral Home
200 West Main Street New London, OH 44851
Tel. (419) 929-3781

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