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Obituary: Robert (Bob) Baxter Fry

Robert (Bob) Baxter Fry

9/23/23 ~ 10/26/07

Bob was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Lee Ralph and Doris Baxter Fry. Childhood years were spent between Salt Lake and Bingham, Utah.Attended public schools in Salt Lake where he met his eternal companion, June (Junie) Phirman at Lincoln Jr. High. Graduated South High. Married in the Salt Lake Temple on June 24, 1942. Served in the Navy, in the South Pacific during World War II.

Worked throughout the Intermountain West as a journeyman electrician for the IBEW local 354 until 1985.

High Priest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Held many church positions of which home teaching and Sacrament Meeting Greeter were most dear to his heart.

Enjoyed his membership in the Southeast Lions Club.

He was a talented handyman and craftsman and loved to spend his retirement in his garage making beautiful cabinets and woodwork. He was also talented in working with stained glass. Bob and June spent many winter months in Yuma, Arizona with their many friends.

His greatest pride was his family and friends.

Preceded in death by his beloved wife, June, parents and brothers Dick and Stan. Survived by children Bonnie (Steve) Gilchrist, Robert S. (April) Fry, Rodger C. (Connie) Fry and Jeffery L. (Kym) Fry, 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, sisters Pat (Bill) Ryan and Penny (Gene) Gough, sisters-in-law Phyllis Kadlec, Beverly Fry and Deanna Fry.

Viewing at Wasatch Lawn Memorial, 3401 S. Highland Dr, Thurs, Nov. 1, 2007, 6-8 p.m. and Fri. November 2, 2007 from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Funeral service Wasatch Lawn Memorial at 12 Noon Nov. 02, 2007. Interment Wasatch Lawn Cemetery. "Sweety, I'm Home!"