This online memorial was created in loving memory of GERALD FRITTS, whose life story is told throughout this memorial website. Please sign GERRY's guest book and let us know you came to visit. We will remember GERRY forever.
You may view Gerry's Obituary at www.chron.com Gerry's Memorial Service will be at Southwest Central Church of Christ on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2 pm. The address is 4011 West Bellfort (just west of Stella Link), Houston, Texas 77025.
Gerald Eugene (Gerry) Fritts passed away on April 26, 2014. Gerry is preceded in death by Mary, his beloved wife of 59 years. Gerry is survived by sisters Winona, Adelia and Thelda, son Gene and wife Caren; daughter Ann and husband Vaner; daughter Nancy and son David. Gerry is also survived by nine grandchildren: Amy and husband Landry, Wesley and wife Linda, Andrew, Jordan, Joseph and wife Lindsey, Melissa, Zeke, Nathan, and Brooke, and four great-grandchildren, Joshua, Emmy, Kaelyn, and Kensley. Gerry was born in Hutchinson, Kansas, on September 7, 1926 to Desi and Paul Fritts. He attended Kansas University, and then enlisted in the Air Force in 1945. After the war, Gerry attended Abilene Christian University and graduated in 1948 with a double major in Physics and Chemistry. Gerry was a geophysicist for oil companies in Houston, and worked until retirement at the age of 81. He was a lifelong member of Southwest Central Church of Christ. Gerry had a beautiful tenor voice and loved to sing in the church choir and sang tenor in barbershop quartets for many years. Gerry was a kind, gentle man who never had a complaint, and saw the good in every person and situation. A loving and caring father who will be deeply missed by all. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Southwest Central Church of Christ (www.swcentral.org).