George Edgar Frick, 94, of Little Mountain, died Sunday, November 7, 2021, at his residence.
Born in Little Mountain on January 30, 1927, he was the son of the late Claude E. and Rachel Long Frick. He graduated from Little Mountain High School in 1944. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was the last living WWII veteran at Mt. Tabor. He was a brick mason for over 60 years. He was a lifelong member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church where he served numerous times on the church council, Sunday School Secretary and a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. He was the oldest living member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran. He loved gardening, going on tour bus trips and sitting on his swing or on his front porch. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He especially loved spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary Alice Metts Frick; a son, Randy Frick; daughters, Lynn (Paul) Shealy and Karen (Warren) Davis all of Little Mountain; a sister, Juanita Lindler of Prosperity; brothers, Sam (Birdie) Frick and Jake (Linda) Frick both of Little Mountain; five grandchildren, Amy (Daniel) Wicker, Miranda (Kevin) Shealy, Brandon (Marie) Shealy, Katie (Daniel) Werts and Kristin (Brad) Shealy; ten great-grandchildren, Emma, Julianne and Brendan Wicker, Gracen, Grant and Ellarie Shealy, Addie, Brantley and Bruce Shealy and Karley Shealy. He was predeceased by a brother, John W. “Billy” Frick and a daughter-in-law, Brenda L. Frick.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church by the Rev. Rich Johnston. Family only will be inside the church. For all others attending the service will be broadcast on 87.9 or may be viewed via television in the fellowship hall. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will remain by the graveside following the service to receive friends. For those wishing to pay respects and sign a guest register by doing so on Tuesday from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Memorials may be made to Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 816 Tabor Road, Little Mountain, SC 29075.
Active pallbearers will be his grandson and grandsons-in-law.
The family would like to thank the staff of Little Mountain Health Center especially Annette Burden, Dene Hyatt and MSA Home Health Care and Hospice for their loving care given to him during his illness.