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Roosevelt Frye

Roosevelt Frye, – entered eternal rest on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. He was 86 years old. Born in Fayette, MS, Roosevelt moved to New Orleans at an early age. He was employed by Top Job Janitorial Service and the Historical Carver Theater. He was the devoted father of Evelyn Frye (deceased), Barbara Frye, Abiram (Misty) Frye, Elder Anderson Watts, Wilfred McGee, Peggy Jackson and Tyson Giles. He is also survived by seven godchildren, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Roosevelt is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Cora Frye.

Relatives, friends and members of St. Paul’s EV Lutheran Church, Liberty In Christ Christian Church and Holy Faith Temple Baptist Church, are invited to attend the his Homegoing Celebration on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00AM at Holy Faith Temple Baptist Church, 1325 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans, LA. Dr. Joseph C. Dyson, Sr., officiating.


  • Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
  • Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens, St. Rose, LA.


Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.



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