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Orval William Fry

June 22, 1936 ~ August 25, 2021 (age 85)


Lifelong Sharon Springs, Kansas resident, Orval William Fry, 85, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the Greeley County Hospital in Tribune.

Orval was born on June 22, 1936 to Lyman Winfield and Ina Mildred (Epperson) Fry.  He was one of eight children.  He attended school in Sharon Springs, and graduated from Wallace County Community High School in 1954.  He then went on to serve in the United States Air Force from 1956-1960.

Upon returning from the military, Orval worked as a Diesel Mechanic and had a love for farming and tractors.  He was a member of the NRA and he loved to play cards.

Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother Donald and one sister Colleen Barber.

He is survived by his four sisters; Emelie McAlister of Odessa, MO, Arlene (Joe) Henderson of Colorado Springs, CO, Linda Gates of Alabama and Karen (Truman) Haynes of Springfield, MO; one brother Freddie (Sandy) Fry of Myrtle Beach, SC and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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August 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
327 N. Gardner Ave.
Sharon Springs, Kansas 67758

Funeral Service
August 30, 2021

10:30 AM
Sharon Springs United Methodist Church
520 W. 6th
Sharon Springs, Kansas 67758


Sharon Springs Cemetery
1605 KS Hwy. 27
Sharon Springs, Kansas 67758


Greeley-Wallace County Healthcare Foundation
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

Sharon Springs United Methodist Church
and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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