Jim Fraley, of Wooster, died Sunday, March 7, 2021 at home, in Wooster.
Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster is assisting the family. Friends may call Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m at Roberts Funeral Home. Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m Saturday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.
Jim Fraley was born in Kentucky to Wallace and Mary Fraley. He graduated from Paintsville Kentucky High School. Jim proudly served in the U.S Army in the 82nd Airborne of Engineers, where he was an expert rifleman and pistol man. During this time, he was chosen to march in the Presidential Inauguration Parade.
He married Judy Kostenbader. She died previously.
Jim retired from Rubbermaid after over 30 years. After retirement he worked at the College of Wooster in the transportation department and then went on to owning Jim’s Airport Limo. Jim and his wife enjoyed traveling all over the United States and Europe, especially enjoyed the beach, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. He enjoyed watching sports. Jim was thankful for the life he had with his wife and family and wouldn’t have changed it for anything.
Jim will be deeply missed by his daughters Cindy (George) Hunter of Mooresville, IN and Traci (RJ Garrison) Fraley of Germany; granddaughter Hailey Hunter; dogs Cooper and Sunshine.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sisters Shirley Stenger and Peggy Cruitt, and brother Larry Fraley.