Howard William Fryman, Sr., 103, husband of almost 73 years to the late Gussie Stakelin Fryman, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at The Willows at Hamburg in Lexington.
Born January 10, 1919 in Harrison County to the late George W. & Naomi Katherine Franklin Fryman, he was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II where he served as Crew Chief on a B25 Bomber, was a lifelong farmer, a retired employee of Webber Farms, a dedicated Fasig-Tipton employee, an Honorable Kentucky Colonel and member of the Cynthiana First United Methodist Church. Howard greatly enjoyed spending time with the love of his life, Gussie, and taking family vacations to Gatlinburg.
Surviving are 4 children: Howard W. Fryman, Jr., Richard Daniel (Amy) Fryman, Malinda J. Fryman and Kathryn (Robert) Ewalt; 7 grandchildren: Joseph William Fryman, Chase Fryman, Beau Moore, Julie Ellen Fryman, Kaitlyn Ewalt, Brad Ewalt & Zach Ewalt; and 6 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were 2 brothers, Richard S. & James Kirtley “Kirt” Fryman, and 2 infant sisters, Bettie Katherine & Jessie May Fryman.
Services will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, October 29th at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will follow in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be his family and friends.
Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. Saturday until the time of service.
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