Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Robert M. Frye, Sr., 73, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in his home.

He was born Jan. 23, 1940, in Illinois, the son of Virgil M. and Margaret Kathryn (Reeder) Frye, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include: his life partner and mother of his children, Emily K. Moga, of Shell Knob; one son, Robert Frye, Jr., of Shell Knob; three daughters, Dianna Hoke, of Cassville, Jennifer Smith and her husband, Darrell, of Cassville, and Heidi Wallenmier and her husband, Duane, of Holts Summit; his siblings; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education in Illinois. From April 20, 1963, until April 20, 1966, he served in the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed, over-the-road truck driver. In 1985, he moved to Shell Knob to make his home.

No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

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