Richard Wayne “Rick, Rich” Fry, Jr., 61 of Altoona died Sunday morning January 12, 2020 at his residence.
He was born April 22, 1958 in Altoona a son of the late Richard Wayne and Dorothy Kay (Gority) Fry.
Surviving are two sisters, Lorena A. Lallemand of Hollidaysburg and Susan K. Ickes (Tim) of Flinton; two nieces, Daphne Ickes of Ramey and Sarah Traveny of Cresson; eight great nieces and nephews; special caregiver, Candice Bonghi; and numerous extended family members.
Mr. Fry was a member of Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona.
He was a 1979 graduate of Altoona Area High School.
Rick was employed by Skills of Central Pennsylvania for over 20 years.
He enjoyed reading; watching TV; computers; and gambling.
He was a member of the A. R. C. of Blair County and was past president of “Speaking for Ourselves” a group for which he spoke and traveled extensively.
Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday January 14, 2020 at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Brian Sandell officiating. Interment will be made at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to the A.R.C. of Blair County, 431 Jackson Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602.
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