Bob Fry

Bob Fry

Birth
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 Nov 2019 (aged 88)
Wilmington Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 204777340 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Professional Football Player, Coach. For ten seasons (1953 and 1956 to 1964), he played at the offensive tackle position in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys. Born Robert Moellering Fry, he played football at Elder High School in Ohio and continued on the collegiate level at the University of Kentucky, where he played on both the football and basketball teams. Selected by the Los Angeles Rams during the 3rd round of the 1953 NFL Draft, he totaled 126 career regular season games. His career was interrupted for two years while he served with the United States Military. Fry had the distinction as being on the Dallas Cowboys' roster during their inaugural season (1960). After retiring as a player, he began a lengthy coaching career initially as an assistant with the Atlanta Falcons in 1967. He went on to have stints as an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets. He died of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

Bio by: C.S.


Family Members

Parents
Siblings

Advertisement

See more Fry memorials in:

Advertisement

How famous was Bob Fry?

Current rating:

11 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 16 Nov 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 204777340
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bob Fry (11 Nov 1930–10 Nov 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 204777340, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.