Samuel Dean Fry

September 13, 1974 ~ January 25, 2019 (age 44)

Samuel Dean Fry, 44, of Ganado, Texas  went to be with Our Heavenly Father on Friday, January 25, 2019. Sam was born on September 13, 1974 in Nacogdoches, Texas to Dr. Donald and Kathleen McAdams Fry. He grew up in various areas of Texas due to his father's travel for work. Sam resided in Victoria, Texas when he met the love of his life; Jessica Rosalez in 2008. Sam and Jessica shared wonderful memories during their time together, including when they were united in Marriage on September 19, 2015.  Sam is survived by his wife Jessica, his mother Kathy Fry, and brother Terrance Fry, also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law; Jesse and Sally Rosalez, grandmother Adela Alvarez, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Spence and Jackie Fowler and Joseph and Amy Rosalez. Sam is also survived by four nephews and two nieces; Andrew Fry, Joshua Fowler, and Jayden, Jordan, Joseph, Jr., and Jonathon Rosalez, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his father; Dr. Donald Fry, and both his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Sam has been employed in the Law Enforcement and Security field most of his life. Sam also was the owner of Fry's Nursery and Landscaping with Jessica. He had a love for all things gardening and working outside in nature. He definitely got his green thumb from his mom Kathy. Sam touched the hearts of everyone he met with his outgoing personality. He never met a stranger and loved spending time with Jessica and family.  He had a servant's heart that lead to developing many relationships in Jackson County. His character, love, and laughter was best served as a Golden Crescent CASA Appointed Volunteer, as well as playing the part of Santa for their Christmas events. There is definitely a fan club of Sam followers.

Pallbearers will be: Karl Cranek, Clay Ullman, Casey Fry, William Alex, Steve Thompson, and Stephen Lang. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Terrance Fry, Andrew Fry, past and present LNRA Employees, The Jackson County Sheriff's Department, The Ganado Police Department and the Golden Crescent Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA).

Services to Celebrate Sam's life will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Ganado, Texas, officiated by Father Kirby Hlavaty. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am with Rosary being recited at 9:30 am, followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:00 am.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made at Jackson County Federal Credit Union in Sam's Name in care of Jackie Fowler or Elizabeth Girndt. Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Ganado Funeral Home, 800 S. Third St., Ganado, TX  77962, 361-771-2120.  

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