Born Sept. 9, 1935, in Brazil, he was the son of Luke C. and Ethel L. Frye.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and three siblings in infancy.
Survivors include daughter Teresa J. Magill, Terre Haute; sisters Eleanor Hawkins, Terre Haute, Annadel Hickey, Poland, and Jena Stultz, Brazil; brother Edley Chandler, Anderson, Ind.; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation was scheduled. A.D. Coleman Mortuary, Jacksonville, Fla., was in charge of handling arrangements.