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Richard L. Frye

November 7, 1945 ~ May 27, 2019 (age 73)

Richard L. Frye, 73, of Freedom, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2019 at the I.U. Health Hospice House in Bloomington.  Richard was born in Owen County, on November 7, 1945 to James and Violet (Fulk) Frye.  Richard retired from Indiana University in Bloomington.  Richard was a longtime member of the McCormick's Creek Pentecostal Church in Spencer. 

Richard is survived by his wife, Mary E. (Stone) Frye, step-children, William May of Bloomington, Tony May of Bloomington, Katie and husband Doug Horton of Spencer, grandchildren, Jordan May, Lauren Taylor-May, siblings, May Turner, Barbara Ranard, Lena Ooley, sister-in-law, Nancy Fulk and several nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Helen (Jearldes) Frye, siblings, Clinton Fulk, Francis Elkins, Donald Fulk, Ruby Boler and James Frye.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Friday, May 31, 2019 at the McCormick's Creek Pentecostal Church, 3138 East State Highway 46, Spencer, Indiana.  Pastor Adam Hill and Reverend Doug Horton will officiate.  Burial will follow in Chambersville Cemetery.

Visitation will be 11:00 AM until the time of service at the Church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Arrangements provided by West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home, Spencer.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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