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Billy Ray Frith

Billy Ray Frith, 76, of Merryville, Louisiana, passed from this life on Saturday,  September 22, 2012.  Billy was born in Warden, LA to Grant and Molly Frith.  He grew up in Monroe, LA and lived in Merryville, LA for 41 years.  He retired from Boise Cascade in 2000.  Billy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 53 years, Lois Frith; son, Joseph Edmond  of Houston, TX; daughters, Allison Vaughn and husband Cecil (Skipper) of Merryville, LA; and Barbara Brown and husband Barry of Greensboro, NC; brother, Colise Frith and wife Joyce of Pollock, LA; sister, Gladys McKamie of Pollock, LA; grandchildren, Grant Vaughn and wife Amanda of Merryville, LA; Clint Westergard and wife Anna of Raleigh, NC; Jeremy Brook Vaughn of Dallas, TX; Amanda Westergard of Greensboro, NC, Summer Vaughn of DeRidder, LA; Destiny Mayeux and husband Jeremy of Pineville; LA; great-greatgrandchildren, Hunter Vaughn, Breeland Vaughn, George Westergard and Grayson Jett.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Grant and Molly Frith; grandson, Bradley Westergard; brothers, Johnny Frith and L.G. Frith; sisters, Sybil Savage and Mary Frith.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral services will be on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:00am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Rosepine, LA.  Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery in W. Monroe, LA.  Bishop Ted Badger will officiate.

Billy Ray Frith
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