Connie Caldwell Fridley
June 18, 2002
Connie Caldwell Fridley, age 80, of 4808 Dunlap Creek Road, Covington, Virginia died Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at his residence.
He was born in Hematite, Virginia on February 21, 1922 a son of the late Connie C. Fridley, Sr. and Dreuy Bayne Fridley.
Mr. Fridley was the retired owner and operator of Connie C. Fridley and Sonís General Contracting for over fifty years, a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church in Covington and a member of the Covington VFW Post #. He served in World War II in the 13th Armored Blackcat Tank Division. He attended Dunlap High School.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lillian Biggs Fridley of Hematite; one daughter and son-in-law, Debbie F. and David Ergenbright of Covington; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary W. and Selina Tolley Fridley of Covington and Lorenzo Z. and Mary L. Fridley of Covington; six grandchildren, Travis Fridley, Brandon Fridley, Lucius Fridley and Jani Ergenbright Pullin and husband Michael; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Malvin and Bonnie Fridley of Eagle Rock, Harold and Patty Fridley of Covington; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Glenna and Linwood Barnett, Muriel Webb, Shirley Fridley, Emma and William Rose all of Covington and Helen Rawlings of Montville, VA; sister-in-law, Mildred Fridley of Eagle Rock; a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Clinton Fridley.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, June 21, 2002 from the Chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge with Pastor Billy Price officiating. Interment will follow in the Palestine Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Hematite. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Nicely Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
The family suggest memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Mountain Regional Hospice, Volunteers, P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, VA 24422 or to the Dunlap Fire and Rescue Squad, 4115 Midland Trail, Covington, VA 24426.
Pallbearers will be grandsonís, nephews and special friends of Mr. Fridley. Active Pallbearers will be grandsonĎs, Brandon, Travis and Lucius Fridley; nephews, Johnathan Bostic, Danny Fridley and Michael Pullin. Honorary pallbearers will be John Willard Owens, Curtis Thompson and David Fitzgerald. Alternate pallbearer will be Loren Thompson.