WILLIAM BRUCE “BILL” FRIDLEY, age 71, of Circleville, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 4:11 p.m. at his home.
He was born on March 5, 1949 in Franklin County to Howard and Bertha Steele Fridley. He was a 1967 graduate of Teays Valley High School and then received his Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Otterbein University in 1971. Bill was a member of the National Honor Society at Teays Valley and a member of the Jonda Fraternity at Otterbein University. He ran cross country for two years and played baseball for two years at Otterbein.
Bill was self-employed and specialized in painting and home-maintenance. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed hunting, crossword puzzles, and always enjoyed helping his family and friends with their needs and especially the elderly with great concern.
Bill was preceded in death by his father; and brother, David Leigh Fridley.
Survivors include his mother, Bertha Fridley; his wife, Eileen Harper Fridley, whom he married on June 14, 1998; brother, Melvin (Debi) Fridley of Canal Winchester, Ohio; aunt, Wretha Bowen of Lithopolis, Ohio; and his life-long friend and brother, Ronald White, who gave him special assistance with recent health issues. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
The graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Washington Cemetery with Joy Stanforth officiating. The service will be streamed live on Facebook. Please see the official Facebook page of Summers Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hopewell United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund, 4348, London Lancaster Rd., Groveport, OH 43125 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
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