Richard Wayne ‘Rick’ ‘Rich’ Fry Jr.

April 22, 1958 – Jan. 12, 2020

Richard Wayne “Rick” “Rich” Fry Jr., 61, Altoona, died Sunday morning at his residence.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Richard Wayne and Dorothy Kay (Gority) Fry.

Surviving are two sisters, Lorena A. Lallemand of Hollidaysburg and Susan K. Ickes (Tim) of Flinton; two nieces, Daphne Ickes of Ramey and Sarah Traveny of Cresson; eight great-nieces and nephews; a special caregiver, Candice Bonghi; and numerous extended family members.

He was a 1979 graduate of Altoona Area High School and was employed by Skills of Central Pennsylvania for over 20 years. He was a member of Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona. He was also a member of the Arc of Blair County and was past president of “Speaking for Ourselves,” a group for which he spoke and traveled extensively.

Rick enjoyed reading, watching TV, computers and gambling.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan, 14, 2020, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 7 p.m., Pastor Brian Sandell officiating. Interment will be made at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to the Arc of Blair County, 431 Jackson Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.