Donald Frybarger


Donald W. Frybarger

August 29, 1938 - February 28, 2019


Donald Wayne Frybarger 80 of Wooster, died peacefully on Thursday, Feb.  28, 2019 at Brookdale Wooster after a lengthy illness.

Donald was born Aug.  29, 1938 in Delta, OH the son of Wayne and Charlotte (Martineux) Frybarger and married Elois (Marcum) Frybarger on March 1, 1996.

Don served in the U.S. Army and was proud of his service to his Country.  He  worked for five years for the Ohio State Patrol and then worked as a Safety Director in the Bulk Tank Trucking Industry.  Don was a leader and an influential voice for safety and regulation in the National Tank Truck Carriers Association where he was National Chairman for 3 years.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Elois, his children; Dan (Becky) Frybarger of Burbank and Tom Frybarger of Millersburg; Grandchildren; Justin, Dylan, Brooke and Carsyn;  Step-sons, Rory (Linda) Reed and Steven Reed both of Wooster, Tony (Deb) Reed and Dave (Starr) Reed both of Orrville, Step-grandchildren, Jason, Justin, Sarah, Steven, Crystal,  Christi, Jeannae, Nichole, Tyler, Larry, Aaron, Anna, James and Sarah; many step-great-grandchildren; Sisters; Carole Watkins of Carrollton, Sue (Gene) Gillen of Wauseon, Patricia (Allen) Bratschun, of Ft Collins, CO, Robert (Sandra) Frybarger, Oak Point, TX and many nieces and nephews.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother in law, Jerry Watkins.

Services will be Monday, March 4th at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home, Creston with Pastors Mark McCord and Wendell Sinclair officiating.  Burial will be in Creston Maple Mound Cemetery.  Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Monday.   Tributes may be shared at   The family would like to thank the daily caregivers for the love they gave to Don.  Memorial contributions may be made to Brookdale Hospice, 3380 Brecksville Rd., Suite 101, Richfield, OH 44286.

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Name: Joyce Raymond

Our niece Sherri shared the sad news about cousin Donald. Prayers to the family. I have happy memories from growing up with my cousins.


Name: Roger Feather

My deepest sympathy to the Frybarger family 


Name: Ken & Kathy Landes

Dear Elois, We want to express our sincerest sympathy on the passing of your husband.
Upon yq8nedreading his obituary he appears to have been a great man with many achievements in his life.
May your many loving memories help to sustain you during this difficult time and in the days ahead.
Ken & Kathy Landes







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