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Joseph Nathan Fry

1969 ~ 2021 (age 52)


Joseph Nathan Fry, age 52, of Burnet, Texas passed away December 3, 2021 in Austin, Texas following a brief illness. Nathan was born May 15, 1969 in Burnet, Texas to Press & Thelma Geraldine (Pollock) Fry.

Nathan married the love of his life Dianna Lynn “D” (Dittrich) Fry on July 28th  at Trinity Tabernacle in Cedar Park, Texas. Nathan and “D” enjoyed a beautiful 34-year marriage with many personal adventures. Their first home was in Bertram, Texas. Bertram and Burnet were home where Nathan was working in carpentry and later, he worked in the casting field. They moved to Lubbock, TX where he was a mechanic. They moved home to the Burnet Fry Ranch where Nathan built his and “D”’s home.

Nathan enjoyed hunting and fishing. He enjoyed the quiet of country life with “D”. He had a servant’s heart and would do anything for you. He also had a strong opinion about many things and would gladly share those opinions. The family remembers Press Fry (Nathan’s Daddy) teaching them many things from the bible and how they all enjoyed this. Learning character in this way from the bible was repeatedly and fondly mentioned by all. Having a servant’s heart is a major way that Nathan will be remembered.

Nathan was preceded in death by his parents Press & Thelma Geraldine Fry; two sisters, Thelma Gene Fry and Shirley Gay (Fry) Smith; a brother, George Press Fry.

Nathan is survived by his wife Dianna Lynn “D” Fry and their two sweet pups Scooter & Bandit also known as “The Boys”. He is also survived by sisters Tina (Fry) Bristow, Ruth Lorraine (Fry) Hunziker, Mary (Fry) Thornton, brothers James Andy Fry, Press Allen Fry, and Edward Heath Fry. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, relatives & friends.

Pall bearers:  Andy Fry, Heath Fry, Kevin Thornton, Allen Fry, Rex Lastly, Billy Bob Smith, and honorary pall bearer Ray Haile.

Officiants: Samuel & Mandy (Cox) Robson, friends of the Fry Family.

Service: Tuesday December 7, 2021 will be Visitation and viewing at 1pm at Fry Family Cemetery followed by Service at 2pm also at Fry Family Cemetery.

Directions: Directions: Approximately 11 miles from 29/281 intersection in Burnet. Head West on Hwy 29, 3.4 miles turn right on FM Rd 2341, go North for appx 6.4 miles, and turn right by Spider Mountain (it is on left) (YOU TURN Right) on Charlie Baker Road {there is a sign marking CR 110 and CR 113} cross the cattle guard, turn left at the Y which will be CR 110, just over ½ mile you will see the Cemetery on the right.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Jenkins Funeral Home in Burnet, Texas.

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Graveside Service
December 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Fry Cemetery
CR 110 (Baker Fry Road)
Burnet, TX 78611

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