A memorial survive to celebrate the life of Robert G. Frickman will be held July 19th, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home n Clayton, from 1 to 3pm. Mr. Frickman of 535 John St., Clayton, died at the Samaritan Medical Center on February 25, 2014.
Robert was born in Syracuse on January 13, 1929, the son of the late Clinton A. and Dorothy C. Severance Frickman. He graduated in Syracuse.
On January 16, 1951, he was drafted into the United States Army and was honorably discharged as a sergeant on January 15, 1953, which included time served in Korea.
He married Ruth M. Sherman on November 1, 1953 in Syracuse.
Robert was a Customs Inspector for United States Customs for 31 years until he retired in February of 1989.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 821, Veterans of Foreign War, and served on the Float Design Committee of the Lion’s Club for many years.
His gardens at his Clayton home were admired by many of his neighbors and visitors. He loved spending time with his family and also enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, find a word puzzles, and was first to offer a helping hand to any neighbor that was in need. His great sense of humor brought joy and laughter to many family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth: a son and daughter in law, Mark (Laura) Frickman of Shelbyville, Michigan; a daughter Marcia Frickman-Kuhn of Burbank, California; his brother Donald Frickman of Clayton; three Grandchildren, Todd (Barbie) Frickman and Dustin (Carol) Frickman all of Smithfield, NC, and, Kyle Kuhn of Burbank, CA; two Great Grandchildren, Chloe and Connor Frickman of Smithfield, NC; nieces and nephews.
A sister, Sally Heath, died before him.