American Veteran 04

Joseph Patrick Frey

June 24, 1947 ~ August 31, 2021 (age 74)


Joseph “Joe” Patrick Frey

Born June 24, 1947 in Independence, Missouri - Died August 31, 2021, Payson, Arizona

Joe was the 4th of five boys born to Roy and Marguerite Frey.  His Brothers are Michael, John, Larry (Deceased) and the youngest, Robert.

Joe proudly served his Country in the Army 1st Calvary Division, as a combat medic in Vietnam, earning the Army Commendation Medal for heroism.  Joe continued to serve his country, later as a member of the Air National Guard.  Joe greatly enjoyed hunting and fishing and old westerns.

Joe married Carol, on October 14, 2009.  They met through their employment at Mesa Schools, where Joe took great joy in his career as a school bus driver, then later making their home in Payson.

Joe and Carol’s family includes Gregory ( Tiffany) Hawley, Christopher (Justin) Hawley, Justin Hawley, Breanne (Brad) Erickson, Flint (Lori) Denweiler.  The grandkids are, Rider, Tanner and Caitlyn Hawley; Kaden and Keely Erickson; Arianne and Justin Hawley; and Aleysha, Ryan and Alix Denweiler.

Service to be held September 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 913, S. Ponderosa St., Payson, AZ.

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