73-year-old Albion resident, Ernest Edward Fryman, Jr. died Thursday, Dec. 26 at his home. He was a farmer, over-the-road trucker for Mayflower Trucking, a small engine mechanic and served his community in Civil Defense.
Survivors include his life mate, Yvonna “Bonnie” Keepes; two daughters, Candy Foster of Parkersburg, Kathy Fryman of West Salem; a step-daughter, Tina Kersh of Soso, MS; a son, Kenny Fryman of Parkersburg; two step-sons, Bob Keepes of Bone Gap and Jay Keepes of Culver, OR; two brothers, Donald Fryman of Parkersburg and Harold Fryman of Olney; five grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren.
Per his wishes, the body will be cremated. Graveside services for Ernest Edward Fryman, Jr. will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at Oak Hill Cemetery at Parkersburg. Those attending are encouraged to dress casually and for warmth.
Memorials may be made to St. Louis Children’s hospital and will be accepted at the Ingram Funeral Home of Albion, which is in charge of all the arrangements.