White Creek / Granville, NY – Harold Willis Frost, best known as “Frosty” passed away at his home while receiving hospice care until March 1, 2011.
Frosty was born October 20, 1918 in Elmira, New York the son of Floyd W. and Anna (Dixon) Frost
He served in the US Navy and was a World War II Veteran. Frosty was a lifetime farmer in Hebron where heraised his six children: John Michael and his wife Pam of Fort Myers, FL, Floyd Edwin and his wife Ruth of Hebron, James Ivan and his wife Betty of Granville, Sharon Theresa Martin and her husband David of Rogue River, Oregon, Nancy Diane Wyse and her husband Mike of White Creek, NY and Susan Lynn Frost and her companion Cathy Bowen of Cohoes, NY. Frosty was the grandfather of 23, great-grandfather of 25 and great-great grandfather of two.
Frosty was predeceased by his loving wife of 70 years, Della (Lois) She had passed two years ago on March 2nd and was thought of by their children as the “yellow rose of Texas”. He was also predeceased by his only step brother Edwin Durham of Hebron.
Frosty enjoyed many activities with family and friends. Some of these were stock car racing, motorcycling, snowmobiling, camping, playing cards, and fishing. He really loved traveling in the RV after retirement spending many winter in San Padre.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 7 pm at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St. Granville. Friends may call from 5 until the time of the funeral. Burial will be in the East Hebron Cemetery in the spring.
The family has suggested that memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Hospice in Harold’s memory.
A gathering will follow the funeral service at the American Legion, Columbus St. Granville.