Gale E. Fry, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:06 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at the Auglaize Acres.
He was born on July 9, 1941, the son of Rex and Iola (Cox) Fry, and they preceded him in death.
He was married to Betty Fry, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by a sister, Penny (Kelley) McGlinch of New Bremen; six stepchildren, Robin (Ralph) Nelms, Bill (Vickie) Coil, John (Sally) Coil, Patti (Alan) Rodabaugh, Jammie (Merita) Roop and Shawn Roop; an aunt, Joann Stinebaugh of Wapakoneta.
A 1957 graduate of Buckland High School, Gale was a piano and organ player with the Mark IV Band, Lima. He was a member of the Musician Union.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Adrian Sunday officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will follow in the Buckland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon until time of services Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Auglaize Acres Activity Fund.
Condolences may be expressed at BayliffAndEleyfh.com.