"He was working at U.S. Pipe at the same time," she said, as a batch mixer at the plant in Burlington City for 32 years.
For more than 50 years, she said, her father was a singer and bass player for the Nu-Tone Gospel Singers.
"It was something he and his brothers and friends did," she said, performing "in churches all over - Philadelphia, Delaware, North Carolina."
Born in Clinton, N.C., Mr. Fry-ar was educated in schools there and moved to Camden in 1954.
Besides his daughter and son, Mr. Fryar is survived by his wife, Eliza; sons Brandon, David, and Gary; daughters Linda Henderson, Faith Loftin, Hope Wiley, and Mona; a brother and three sisters; 15 grandchildren; and four great-granchildren.
Services were Monday, May 13.
Condolences may be offered to the family at the W.R. Woody Funeral Home, 465 High St., Burlington, N.J. 08016.
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