Cover photo for Isaac W. Frye's Obituary
Isaac W. Frye Profile Photo
1948 Isaac 2018

Isaac W. Frye

March 1, 1948 — June 6, 2018

Isaac Frye, 70, died on the morning of June 6th at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, MO surrounded by family and friends. Born in Mt. Pleasant, IA on March 1, 1948, Mr. Frye was the oldest of four children of the late Floyd and Mary Frye. While growing up he lived in various places in Iowa and Missouri, graduated high school in Murray, IA, and college from Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, MO. Mr. Frye started his careers as a Physical Education teacher in Higbee, MO before being drafted to the Army in 1971. After 20 years of service, he became a truck driver for 27 years before retiring in 2018. Mr. Frye met his wife, Toni Hampton, during college and have often said she caught his eye right away. He married Toni in 1968, starting a 50-year adventure that included three children and living all around the world including North Carolina; Panama City, Panama; Colorado; Seoul, South Korea; and Illinois before settling in Cairo, MO in 1991. Mr. Frye was always active with a true appreciation for athleticism. He ran, coached, and officiated a number of sports games throughout his life. ESPN was a constant as he loved knowing about all sports no matter what level of play. He also sought adventure with anything that moved whether it be a car, motorcycle, UTV, or boat. Mr. Frye’s life was full of stories surrounding family and friends which he always cherished. Mr. Frye is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends: Toni Frye (wife) of Cairo, MO; Jeffery Frye (son) and his wife, Cynthia and their three children Jordan, Zachery, and Noah of Antioch, IL; Isaac M. Frye (son) and his wife, Jennifer and their son Cain of Yelm, WA; and Kelley Frye (daughter) of Kansas City. Two beloved dogs who are arguably the favorite children, Courtney and Nooch also survive. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family request with gratitude that donations be directed to the American Cancer Society, https://www.cancer.org/. Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from one o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday the 16th. A celebration of life will be held at three o'clock on Saturday, the 16th of June in the Chapel of Million Taylor Funeral Homes of Moberly. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Isaac W. Frye please visit our Sympathy Store.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Isaac W. Frye, please visit our flower store.

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree