William Thomas Fryar, Sr., 84, of Soddy Daisy, died on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at a local health care facility. He was of the Baptist faith, and he was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Martha Crowe Fryar; his youngest son, Phillip Lee Fryar; his parents, and his siblings.
He is survived by his son, Tommy (Joyce) Fryar; daughter, Theresa (Joe) Knight; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, in the funeral home chapel with Tommy Fryar officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with military honors.
Family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home, Chattanooga Campus, 6623 Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421, or Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.
Special thanks to all the special people at the Hospice Care Center and to Buck Ables, a neighbor that was always there.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379.