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Perry Fry


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PRICE - Our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Perry L. Fry, 87, passed away January 21, 2014 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo after complications from a fall.

He was born October 27, 1926 in Bartlett, Kansas to Harrison and Bessie Wolfe Fry.

Married the love of his life, Dorothy "Dot" Coggins on June 27, 1958 in Elko, Nevada. Shortly thereafter, they built their home in Carbon County where they raised four wonderful children. Perry and Dot celebrated 54 years of constant companionship prior to her passing on July 19, 2013.

Perry honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. After returning from the service, he began a career in mining. Perry worked 20 years at Columbia and 16 years at Horse Canyon, where he was always assisting his fellow co-workers and their families. He was a dedicated member of the United Mine Workers of America, Kaiser Steel Local # 9958. Although his years of labor have come to an end, he leaves behind a legacy that will be cherished for generations.

Perry loved assisting others and his acts of kindness will never be forgotten. The highlight of his day, was attending the Senior Citizen Center. Perry loved to visit and he always greeted everyone with a warm hand shake or a big wave as everyone drove past his home.

He is survived by two sons and two daughters, Terry Fry, Grand Junction, Jerry (Shirley) Fry, Debra Fry, all of Price, Leah (David) Henderson, Woodland Hills, CA; sister, Mary Longona, Clayton, NJ; brother, Joe (Micky) Fry, Munds Park, AZ.; eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Perry went home to be with the Lord, his beautiful wife, Dot; parents, three sisters, Dorothy, Martha and Thelma; brothers, Jack and Ben Fry; and grandson, Jeffrey Grako.

Funeral service, Saturday, January 25, 2014, 11:00 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home (233 East Main, Price). Family will receive friends at Mitchell Funeral Home Friday evening from 5:30-7:00 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment, Price City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Perry online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.

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