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Obituary for Wes Fry

Obituary for Wes Fry
  • PublishedJuly 1, 2022

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Visitation for Wes Fry, age 90 of Quitman, TX will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Military Honors will be held during the visitation at 10:30 A.M. Mr. Fry passed away on June 30, 2022 at Caraday of Quitman.

Wes was born on April 14, 1932 in Muscatine, Iowa to Howard and Minnie (Frieden) Fry. He married Sue Perkins on September 29, 1987 in Sulphur Springs, TX. Wes was a veteran of the United States Navy. He proudly served in the Korean War. He was a welder for Fry & Son Welding in Muscatine, Iowa. He helped build Hon in Sulphur Springs, TX and stayed on as head of maintenance. Wes loved guns and boats. He was a part of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Muscatine, IA. Wes and Warren Poll held the record for drag racing at Cordova, Illinois in 1954 and 1955.

He is survived by his wife, Sue; daughter, Lynne Failyer and husband Fred; sons, Bryan Fry and wife, Wendy, Richard Timko and wife, Linda and Jeff Timko and wife, Lori; grandchildren, Brady Fry, Paige Packucki, Peyton Browning and husband, Andrew, Veronica Timko, Valerie Timko, Haley Timko and Aden Timko.

Wes was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joe Fry; sister-in-law, Char Fry and son, Stephen Timko.

Memorials may be made directly to the family.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at

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Christian Dicus

Christian Dicus is a Sulphur Springs, Texas native. She currently works as the Director of Operations and Content Strategist for Chad's Media LLC. As well as a photographer and contributing writer for Front Porch News.