James O. Frey, 80

April 11, 2010

APRIL 22, 1929-APRIL 9, 2010

BOONSBORO - James O. Frey, 80, of Boonsboro, Md., died Friday, April 9, 2010, at his home.

Born April 22, 1929, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of the late Ralph and Edna Kelly Frey.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He previously was employed by Potomac Edison. He was a self-employed dairy farmer and was a park attendant at Devil's Backbone Park.

He is survived by his wife, Melodie Frey; mother-in-law, Thelma Brown Troup; one daughter, Kristi Lescalleet and husband, Roy, of Boonsboro; two sons, James K. Frey and wife, Mary, of Boonsboro, and Scott E. Frey of Boonsboro; grandchildren, Teri and Cory Lescalleet, Kevin Frey and wife, Raena, Amanda and Katie Frey, and Ryan and Kenny Frey; one stepsister, Kathleen Pennesi Everline; and a sister-in-law, Frances Norris of Hagerstown, Md.


He was preceded in death by one daughter, Karen Pheabus; one half brother, Chester Norris; and one stepbrother, Roy Cave.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, with Pastor Joy E. Zepp officiating. Burial will be in Bakersville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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