William Rodger (Bill) Fry, Jr., of Enola, PA, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Born on November 30, 1948, in Enola, PA, he was the son of William R. Fry, Sr. and the late Kathryn J. Fry.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Mary E. (Miller) Fry; daughter, Alicia J.L. Fry; son, William R. Fry III (Missy); 4 grandchildren: Marcus W. LaGrassa, Mya E.L. LaGrassa, Brad Thomas, and Tyler Thomas and (Nikki); sister, Alice E. Leiby; brother-in-law, Richard K. Miller (Judy), brother-in-law, John E. Miller (Mirjana), sister-in-law, Rebecca A. Susavidge (Bryan), 22 nieces and nephews; and 23 great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis M. Fry.
Bill was a 1966 graduate of East Pennsboro High School, attended Shippensburg University, Charter member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Graduate of Upper Iowa University in 2005.
Bill worked as a Block Operator for the Pennsylvania Railroad, and retired as a Deputy Treasurer for Cumberland County, former East Pennsboro Commissioner and President of the East Pennsboro Lions Club.
Since his retirement, he enjoyed spending time at the Front Street Diner, Harrisburg where he was the unofficial greeter to everyone and his hobbies included music and watching trains. He was an avid Oakland Raiders fan.
But, his favorite pastime of 47 years was being Santa at various Malls, Chocolate World, and Hershey Park.
A visitation will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Enola Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 22 Salt Rd., Enola, PA 17025.
A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Luncheon will follow service.
Burial will be private.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Fry family.