Jim was born in Akron, OH to Gusta Lee (Fain) and William Thomas Fry. He worked for Goodyear Tire Co. for 27 years. Jim retired from Firestone after 17 years at the age of 62. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Susan Sievers; brother, Carl Fry; and sister, Eula King. Jim is survived by his wife Charlene Fry of 32 years; daughters, Kim & husband David Massey, Sandra & husband Tommy Arguijo; son, James Fry & wife Theresa Fry; grandchildren, Matthew, Tyler, and Ashley Massey, Brandon, Jeremy, and Melissa Fry, Michael Sievers, Brett McAllister; brother, John Fry & wife Carol; brother-in-law, John King. Visitation will be Saturday 10AM to 8PM and Sunday 1PM to 8PM. Services to celebrate his life will be 10:00 AM, Monday, May 20, 2013 in the Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel with burial to follow at Yukon Cemetery.