Jim Fryman, 73Published 8:40pm Thursday, September 13, 2012
Jim Fryman, 73
Born: March 14, 1939
Died: Sept. 12, 2012
Jim L. Fryman, 73, of Dowagiac, passed Sept. 12, 2012, at his home with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Buchanan to Walter and Melba (Day) Fryman on March 14, 1939.
On April 3, 1987, at a ceremony in Las Vegas, Jim married Julie Fisher.
Jim was always a driven man; he was a hard-working, business owner his whole life. Founding several businesses; his most recent and successful was Fryman’s Recycling.
When Jim wasn’t working, he enjoyed fishing, family and friends. He was known by all as a kind-hearted man who always had open hands and a heart that knew no boundaries.
Preceding Jim are his parents and his sister, Maryann Drish.
He is survived by his wife, Julie; his two sons, Donald (Lyndel) Fryman and David (Terri) Fryman; and a daughter, Doreen Fryman. He is also survived by his twin brother, Jack (Barb Haley) Fryman; and a sister, Betty Stover; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and his trusted companion, Baxter.
Visitation for Jim will be Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9:30 a.m. until noon, with the service beginning at noon at Mission Hills Memorial Chapel.
Those wishing to make donations may do so in Jim’s name to Southern Care Hospice 4341 S. Westnedge Ave., Ste. 2100, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
Condolences, photos and memories may be left for Jim’s family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com or Facebook.com/BrownFuneralHomeNiles.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home and Mission Hills Memorial Chapel.