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Ronald G. Fry

September 29, 1953 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 65)

Obituary

Ronald Gene Fry, 65 of rural Hillsboro, IL passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 3:42 a.m. at his home surrounded by his family. 

Born on September 29, 1953 in Malden, MO. A son of O.C. and Louise (Hodges) Fry.  He was a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1972. He married the former Nancy Kay Heck on June 10, 1972 in Malden, MO.   Mr. Fry was employed at Echlin Mfg. – Brake Parts Co., Affinia Corp. in Litchfield for over 30 years as a manufacturing line and equipment maintenance man. He retired from there.

Mr. Fry was a member of the Hillsboro Moose Lodge #1377. He enjoyed working on old cars, watching car races, doing wood working projects, riding his motorcycle, and gardening.  He and his wife, Nancy, operated a greenhouse called Fry’s Country Flowers.  They have served as foster parents to many children over the years.

In addition to his wife Nancy, Mr. Fry is survived by; 3 daughters; Sandra (JR) Petty of Mt. Olive, IL., Tina Hortenstine of Cumberland Furnace, TN., and Marsha (Kenneth) Ball of Ft. Stewart, GA. 

4 adopted children: William, Antone, Cheyanne, and Chloe.

1 sister; Mary Ann (Jerry) Davis.

8 grandchildren; Brittany and Jacob Petty, Ashley Boucher, Brooklyn and Nick Hortenstine, Mikayla and Katelynn Ball and Kristen Allen.    1 great granddaughter; Alidia Petty.

Mr. Fry is preceded in death by his parents, adopted son Darren Scott Fry, brother Robert Fry and son-in-law Luke Hortenstine.

Funeral services for Mr. Fry will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield, IL., Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.  The Rev. Ed Fogle will officiate, and burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in Litchfield. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
August 14, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
Wednesday
August 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Donations

Montgomery County Cancer Association
19 Circle Drive, Litchfield IL 62056

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