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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 126 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 126

(By Delegates Marcum, White, Moore, Craig and Perdue)

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways to rename a one mile stretch of Route 49, Schoolhouse Road, in Matewan, West Virginia, the middle point of which shall be the point in the road closest to the Matewan High School football field, the “John Jacob Fry II Memorial Highway”.

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II was born on February 11, 1985 in Williamson, West Virginia to Barbara Sue Hatfield Fry and the late John Arthur Fry; and

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II attended and played football for the Matewan Middle School and High School Tigers; and

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History; and

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II worked as a teacher at Gilbert Middle School; and

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II worked as Assistant Football Coach at Mingo Central High School; and

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II was a loving husband to Leigh Ann Pollis Fry, stepfather to Fon Ethan and Jadyn Bailey McCoy and a beloved friend and family member to a host of others; and

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II was an avid volunteer, coach and friend to his community and never knew a stranger; and

    Whereas, John Jacob Fry II passed away on June 14, 2012 at the age of twenty-seven; and

    Whereas, It is fitting and proper, that John Jacob Fry II be remembered and acknowledged for his devotion to his community, students, players, friends and family, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name a one mile stretch of Route 49, Schoolhouse Road, in Matewan, West Virginia, the middle point of which shall be the point in the road closest to the Matewan High School football field, the “John Jacob Fry II Memorial Highway”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the one mile stretch as the “John Jacob Fry II Memorial Highway”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates, forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and to the surviving family of John Jacob Fry II.

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