Drexel Frye Jr.
Argyle and Litchfield, CT
Drexel Satterfield Frye, Jr. passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018 at the age of 62.
Drexel was born in Litchfield, Connecticut on May 28, 1955 to the late Drexel and Geraldine (Horwath) Frye. On September 27, 1986 he married his high school sweetheart, Betsy LeMasurier, also of Litchfield.
Drexel was a graduate of Litchfield High School. He attended Randolph Macon College in Virginia and graduated with his associates degree at Northwestern Connecticut College. He was raised in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Torrington, CT and became a parishioner of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Saratoga Springs when he moved to Argyle.
For many years, Drexel owned his successful architectural millwork business in Killingworth, CT where he and Betsy raised their daughters. In 2005, he returned to follow his dream of farming and the family moved to Argyle, New York. For the last 13 years he was the owner and operator of Frye’s Angus Beef in Argyle. Drexel enjoyed multiple sports and outdoor activities, especially golf, fishing, bike riding with his family.
Drexel was a member of the Killingworth Lions, he was the President of Killingworth Travel Basketball and also the Vice President of Adirondack Grazers.
Drexel is survived by his wife of 31 years, Betsy and their two daughters, Stephanne Frye and Katherine Frye; his sister, Geri Frye; and many extended family members. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Toni.
Friends may call from 12 to 2pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 82 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828. To view Drexel’s Book of Memories and post online condolences please visit kilmerfuneralhome.com.
A Funeral Service will be conducted following the calling hours at the funeral home.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
The celebration of his life will be held in the afternoon on June 2, 2018 in Connecticut, for details please contact the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Drexel’s memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice.