Noble Fry, 99, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at The Waters.
Noble was born on the family farm East of Greencastle on June 20, 1920. He was the son of Clifford H. and Jessie (Clary) Fry.
Noble graduated from Bainbridge High School. He married Edith Nichols on August 13, 1941 at the Fillmore Christian Church.
Noble worked construction for a few years and then farmed. He owned dairy farms in Putnam and Montgomery counties.
He was a member of the Parkersburg Christian Church where he served as an elder, deacon, Sunday school teacher and trustee.
He was a member of Putnam County Farm Bureau Inc., Putnam County Fair Board, a 4-H Leader, Ag Day, Pork Producers, Associated Milk Producers, Mission for the Sightless and Inspector for Franklin Township polls for 42 years.
Noble is survived by his son Phillip (Janice) Fry, daughter-in-law Ruth Fry, brother-in-law Dallas Nichols, sister-in-law Coleen Nichols, eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Ralph C. Fry, daughter and son-in-law Barbara and Russel Brown, brother and sister-in-law Gregory and Edna Fry, sister and brother-in-law Mary and George Dawson, and brothers and sisters-in-law, Herschel and Jane Nichols, Robert and Anne Nichols, Doyle Nichols, Charlene Nichols and Howard and Lucille Burkett.
Due to the current directive from the governor, there will be a private burial.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Putnam County Foundation to benefit the Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment.
Friends are invited to visit www.serviesmorgan.com to share a memory or leave a condolence with the family.
Servies & Morgan Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.