Ronnie L. Frye

August 09, 1943 ‒ March 22, 2017

Loudonville, Ohio

Ronnie L. Frye, age 73, of Loudonville, OH, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 cutting wood near his home.  He was born on August 9, 1943 in Mount Vernon, OH, to the late Forrest and Twila (Jones) Frye. 

Ronnie worked for over 33 years at Flxible Co. in Loudonville, OH, as a maintenance man. He was also employed at Walmart for 5 years where he retired.  Ronnie was a member of the Knox County Coon Hunters Association and spent most of his time out in the woods, hunting or cutting firewood.  He loved western movies, woodworking, but most of all he loved his family.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Janet (Anderson) Frye; daughters, Lisa (Tony) Oberholtzer, Teresa (Denzil) Hart II, grandchildren, Dawn Schnell, Matt Oberholtzer, Ashley Barns, Denzil Hart III; great-grandchildren, Maclynn Squire, Breyson Schnell, Brenna Koch, Emery Barns; a sister, Ina Nethers; a brother, Larry (Yolanda) Rine; several nieces and nephews;

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his 3 brothers, Marvin and Melvin Frye, Tom Rine; sister, Betty Manley; step-sister, Phyllis Rine; step-mother, Ava Frye.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County: 17700 Coshocton Rd. Mount Vernon, OH 43050. 

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 11 am until the time of the funeral service at 12 pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home; 201 Newark Rd, Mount Vernon, OH, 43050 with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.  Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. 

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  • Sorry to hear of Ronnie’s passing. Our condolences to the entire Frye family.

    Linda & Bill Cleckner

  • Great man! Will miss you uncle Ronnie! Our condolences from Scott & Iris Rogers and our family in Arizona. LOVE YOU GUYS

  • To the Hart family: We were saddened to learn of Ron’s death. We enjoyed meeting and and talking with Ron at Denzil’s birthday parties and we are glad to have known him. We offer our prayers and condolences to all of you. May God bless all of you and strengthen you at this difficult time. Bill and Joan