Carthage, NC

Forrest Dean Frye, 63, passed from this life into the loving arms of
the his Lord on January 17, 2018. Dean was born to Charles M. and
Pearl Smith Frye in Pinehurst, NC on October 31, 1954. Dean was
employed for many years in the health care field, but also worked in
printing and automotive fields. In his 63 years, he touched the
lives of countless numbers of people.

A lifelong member of Culdee Presbyterian Church, Dean served in the
church as a Deacon and as President of the Presbyterian Men. He had
been involved in the Sandhills, Classic Car Club and served as
President. He loved NASCAR, 1964 Chevrolet Impalas, UNC Basketball,
Pittsburgh Steelers Football, fishing and the beach.

Dean is survived by his wife Robin Sineath Frye of Carthage, mother
Pearl S. Frye, sister Amanda Darlene (Edmund) Valitutto of West End,
step-children John(Melissa) McIntosh of Candor, Jessica (Yoni) Barrera
of Carthage and Hillarey (Esvin) Gonzalez of Vass, eight
step-grandchildren: Madison, Jody, Natalie MacIntosh, Cally, Arles,
Alyssa Barrera, Elijah and Layne Gonzales. He is also survived by his
mother -in-law Brenda McIntosh, one uncle, Earl Smith of Kannapolis,
NC, his animal companions Bentley and Chewy and a large number of
cousins and friends.

Services will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm at
Culdee Presbyterian Church, 916 NC Hwy 73, West End, NC with
visitation following in the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that monetary donations be
made to Pearl S. Frye, c/o PNC Bank, 110 Aviemore Drive Pinehurst, NC

Fry and Prickett Funeral Home of Carthage is assisting the family.

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  1. Robin, Darlene and Ms. Pearl
    Dean was good person who enjoyed life. He always knew where to find a deal on EVERYTHING and was always willing to help a friend. I remember the time I needed some special bolts and nuts for my tractor. Dean not only foun

  2. I am sadden for the loss of Dean, he was a very friendly person and would always stop to speak to me when he saw me out and about. I have known Dean over 40 years and have fond memories of hanging out at the Eastwood Shell and talking with Dean and variou

  3. Darlene, Ms Pearl, & Family,
    I am so so sorry to hear of the passing of Dean!!! I have so many memories of the time we spent working together. He was one of a kind!!!!! He will be missed !

  4. So saddened to hear about your very dear loss. I always remember him with a smile on his face & such a very caring spirit to all that he came in contact with. Holding ya’ll close to my heart & in my prayers. –

  5. I knew Dean for many years we were able to reconnect and work together at the 2014 US Open. Dean was one of a kind. He will dearly be missed. Winnie, I know he always had your back and I know how much you will miss him. Be happy for him; he is home.

  6. So sorry to hear of Dean’s death. I worked with him at Firsthealth MRH for many years. He was always so kind and considerate of other people always putting others first. My prayers are with you Robin, Pearl, and Darlene & the rest of family. May God wrap

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