Richard Ronald Frye, age 54, of Dayton passed away suddenly Feb. 25 in Liberty. Richard was born April 6, 1965 in Garland, Texas, the son of the late Ronald Kenneth Frye and Mary Ethel Page Frye Moseley.
Richard worked as a tow truck operator for Moseley Wrecker for numerous years. He also worked as a reserve deputy for Liberty County Sheriff Department and worked for Allison Funeral Service. Richard was a graduate of Liberty High School, Class of 1983. He went on to serve in the U.S. Navy from 1984-1992 aboard the USS Clark. Richard was a member of the Trinity Valley CCA, Liberty Elks Lodge, and the Patriot Guard Riders, and a former member of the Dayton Band Boosters. He will be remembered as a genuine, loyal, loving, and kind man. Richard enjoyed fishing and traveling with his beloved wife.
He was preceded in death by his parents; as well as his step-father, James Moseley; and his brothers, Robert “Robbie” Reese and Thomas “PeeWee” Moseley. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his best friend and wife, Derinda Frye of Dayton; daughter, Amanda Frye of Lewistown, Pennsylvania; mother, Bonnie Frye of Leesville, Louisiana; step-children, Heather Maak (Brooks) of Conroe, Garrett Cramer (Julian) of Euless and Jarred Cramer of Dayton; his sisters, Cindy Mouton (Graylings) of Orange, Kim Duncan (Junior) of Leesville, Louisiana, and Stephanie Hager (Thomas) of Enid, Oklahoma; brothers, Michael Barker of Michigan, Dwight Moseley (Lisa) of Mont Belvieu, and James Moseley; in-laws, Greg and Kathy Seals of Dayton; sister-in-law, Darlene Reese of Dallas; brother-in-law, Scott Seals and Tammi of Dayton. In addition, he leaves behind grandson, Luke Edward Maak. He also leaves his beloved fur babies, Lassie, Zoie, Ziggie and CoCo.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Street, Liberty, Texas. Funeral Services to be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at the funeral home with burial to follow in Magnolia Cemetery in Dayton. Condolences and memories can be shared online at allisonfuneralservice.com.