Robert Larry ‘Pete’ Frye
Published 10:46 am Thursday, December 23, 2021
Mr. Robert Larry “Pete” Frye, 77, of Petes Lane, Mocksville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021 at his home.
Pete was born on March 22, 1944 in Davie County to the late Harold Harm and Florence Bailey Frye.
Mr. Frye enjoyed gardening and sawmilling as well as working on tractors and cars. He also enjoyed hosting chicken stews and barbeques at his home for over 25 years. He was a loving husband and father and “Papaw” to his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: 3 young siblings, John Henry, Jimmie Lee and Lily Florence Frye; a brother, William Thomas Frye; and a son-in-law, John Allen Wood.
Survivors include: his wife of 56 years, Gail Carter Frye of the home; 3 daughters, Angelia Wood Hendren (Justin), Robin Frye McCarson (Shannon), all of Advance and Melinda Frye Phillips (Eric) of Mocksville; 10 grandchildren, Alex Frye (Elizabeth), Jacob Wood, Joshua Wood, Aspen Phillips, Kaleb McCarson, Charleigh Phillips, Caleb Hendren, Elijah Wood, Joshua Hendren and Hope Hendren; 5 siblings, Betty Jean Templeton (Frank) of Union Grove, Mary Belle Poole, Harold Harn Frye (Vicky), Nancy Jane Coe and Ellen Frances Bishop (Carl), all of Mocksville; and many cherished friends and family.
The family would like to say a special thanks to Trellis Supportive Care, Bayada Home Healthcare of Salisbury and caregiver Maude Harris for their care and support shown to Mr. Frye and his family.
A funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 23 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Fred Carlton and Bob Whitaker officiating. Interment followed in Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury.
Memorials may be considered for Humane Society of Davie, PO Box 937, Mocksville, NC 27028; or to Davie High Class of ’63 Scholarship Fund, c/o Davie Community Foundation, PO Box 546, Mocksville, NC 27028.