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Roy Frady

Birth Date: December 2, 1933
Death Date: March 10, 2019

Roy Lee Frady, 85, of Decatur, IL passed away March 10. 2019 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. 

Roy was born December 2, 1933 in Sylva, NC, the son of Claude Ellis and Sarah Lee (Miller) Frady.  Roy was a veteran of the US Navy.  He married Joanne German on March 16, 1963 in Union City, TN.   

Roy had worked for many years as a boiler maker and was employed by Superior Welding and Architectural Iron Works. 

Surviving are his wife, Joanne; sons, Brian Frady of Lexington, KY, Barry Lynn Frady (Eva Juhl) of Ballincollig, Ireland; brothers, Wiley Howard Frady (Bernice) of Bryson City, NC, John A Frady (Fannie) of Cullowhee, NC, Richard D. Frady (Ella) of Sylva, NC; granddaughter, Emma Frady and #12 Thomas Clark of Webster, NC. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and two sisters. 

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Friday, March 15, 2019 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Friday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. 

Memorials:  Donor’s Choice. 

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Mark Scott at SIU Family Clinic and staff of Decatur Memorial Hospital and Generations of McKinley Place. 

Condolences may be left to Roy’s family at 

Funeral Service
March 15, 2019
10:00 am
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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March 15, 2019
9:00 am
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. I just found out Roy passed away. I’m very sorry to hear about his passing. Joanne and you boys have my deepest sympathy.

  2. I’m very sorry for y’all’s loss Joanne , Barry , Brian and the rest of family , I really enjoyed the time that I was around uncle Roy he had a sense of humor that some people might not have known about and always thought about other people he would always try to help if he could he sure will be missed but I know God has other plans and they must be Great because he took a Great person my deepest sympathy.

  3. I was so deeply saddened to hear of Roy’s passing. He was a wonderful man. His entire family has my deepest sympathy.

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