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Michael "Mike" R. Fries
Date of Death: February 2, 2018
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Visitation
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Wednesday 2/7, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Service
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Thursday 2/8, 1:00 pm
Cemetery
Sacred Heart Cemetery
1120 South Cameron Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Thursday 2/8
Memorial

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Mike Fries Memorial Unsung Hero Scholarship
P.O. Box 4176
Winchester, Virginia 22604

Michael R. Fries, 53, of Winchester, Virginia passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 at his home after a courageous two year battle with esophageal cancer. Mike was born May 11, 1964 in Winchester, Virginia, the son of the late Ray McDonald Fries, Jr and Norma Monroe Fries. Mike graduated from James Wood High School …
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Russ Korn left a message on February 8, 2018:
Cindy, Kailin, & Jenna, I was saddened to hear the news about Mike. He was a humble servant to the Millbrook community and I was always grateful for his contributions through the MPAA. I always respected Mike as a father figure, as he was always supportive and present at every one of Kailin and Jenna's athletic events. We have been praying for the Fries family and will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Lou Ann Thompson left a message on February 8, 2018:
Cindy and family, My deepest sympathies and prayers to you all! Mike made a positive impact on many people and, even though it doesn't mend your broken hearts, to know he lives on through others, will hopefully bring you some comfort.
Lloyd Sherman left a message on February 8, 2018:
I worked with Mike and Greg both when we all worked for Fertig Cabinet Co.Mike was very knowledgeable and always very professional. Got to visit with him a couple months ago,so glad I did.RIP my friend
Tasha & Ray Pyne left a message on February 8, 2018:
Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Mary Wilson left a message on February 7, 2018:
I am so saddened to learn of Mike’s passing but relieved that his pain and struggles are no more. He truly was one of the best people I’ve had the pleasure to know and later in life, to have worked with. Always kind, always strong, always genuine....just an all around awesome human being! We will miss him greatly and cherish the memories. My heartfelt condolences to his lovely family - may he rest peacefully in heaven.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
LuAnn Boyd left a message on February 7, 2018:
So very sorry for your loss but trust years of good memories will help light the way. All my best to the whole Fries family.
Dr. Del and Lori Curry left a message on February 7, 2018:
We were very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Our prayers go out to his family and loved ones. God bless.
Becky Johnson left a message on February 7, 2018:
I'm sorry to hear this news. Thoughts and prayers to Mike's wife and daughters as well as his mom and siblings, my childhood neighbors on Dixie Belle Drive. Becky Renner Johnson - Tarboro, NC
Fancy left a message on February 7, 2018:
Cindy & Family; It's been a long time, but was so sorry to hear about the passing of your husband/father. Praying God gives you strength, comfort, peace, and guidance in the days ahead.
Bobby Tucker left a message on February 6, 2018:
I remember the good times when Mike played pony league baseball on the jewel box team when I was the coach. I enjoyed being with Mike....He was a very good player but an even better young man. Mike....thanks for the memories...
Betty Hardesty left a message on February 6, 2018:
Mike was a true family man, very kind person and a hard worker who never asked for recognition. Cindy, Kailin and Jenna - I am so sorry for your loss. Entire Fries family - you all just acquired a true angel who will keep watch over you. God bless you all.
Tammy McCarty left a message on February 6, 2018:
Mike is the most caring and wonderful person I have ever known. He would do anything for you. Please rest your soul in peace. You will be forever missed. And never ever forgotten.
Judy and Dave Whitmer left a message on February 6, 2018:
Good bless you and your beautiful family. You were a true fighter. Prayers to your family.
Cathy Aikens left a message on February 6, 2018:
Mike was a true gentlemen and wonderful man. My love and prayers go out to Cindy, Kailin, Jenna and the entire Fries family.
Harper Families..James & Adessa,Jim & Kim,Wayne & Nikki and families left a message on February 6, 2018:
Our hearts and prayers go out to Mike’s family at this difficult time. It was a pleasure to know him. He will be missed buy many. Not because he is gone, but because he lived.
Joe and Mary Alice Kimak (Caity's parents) left a message on February 6, 2018:
To the Fries family- we are so sorry. Please accept our condolences.
Rick Funkhouser left a message on February 6, 2018:
So sorry to hear this. Condolences to all the family. Rest in peace Mike.
Rosa Henry left a message on February 6, 2018:
Mike helped us design our new kitchen at our church. He was such a nice, helpful person and made us feel like we knew what we were doing. My prayers are with you, his family. I know he will be missed.
Mark and Ellen Bumgardner left a message on February 5, 2018:
Please accept our sincere condolences. I am a friend of Willie Heavener. I played golf with Mike a few times and my wife and I also had the pleasure of speaking with Mike at Willie's wedding. Our thoughts are with the family.
Brenda Miller left a message on February 5, 2018:
May God wrap his arms around you all and give you peace at this difficult time.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Becky Lutz Godfrey left a message on February 5, 2018:
Sending sympathy and love from Iowa to all of "Team Fries".
Delmas Pratt left a message on February 5, 2018:
So sorry to learn of Mike's passing and for Mike's family. I've known Mike for over 35 years as an employer & friend.I considered Mike a very good friend. Mike was one of those people you meet and instantly like. May God bless all of his family and give them solace & peace, knowing that Mike is free from the sorry & pain of this life.
Stephen Borlie left a message on February 5, 2018:
I was very saddened to hear of Mike's passing. Our hearts and prayers go out to your family.
Chet left a message on February 5, 2018:
One of the best Kitchen designers in our area, always a help to me, Actually laying out my kitchen shortly b4 passing, a Really Good Guy!
Karen Hall left a message on February 5, 2018:
Prayers r with u Cindy! I will always remember our times at the Millbrook Concessions and Soccer.
Ann McGee Spence left a message on February 5, 2018:
You were a great guy who will be missed by so many. I know u will be watching over your family and friends. Fly high
Ann McGee Spence left a message on February 5, 2018:
To a great guy prayers go out to youf family and friends
Jill Ann Keenan left a message on February 4, 2018:
The Winchester community and Millbrook family have lost a gracious, generous, and caring man. My family was blessed to know Mike and lucky to use his expertise in our remodeling projects. I hope Cindy and the girls know how much he loves them. And yes, I use the present tense of the word because he does and always will.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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