of Jordan, AR
August 10, 2021
David L. Fritz, 76, of Jordan, AR passed away August 10, 2021 at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was born April 20, 1945 to the late Herman and Jacqueline Fritz in Detroit, MI.David attended Benedictine High School and University of Michigan. While at Benedictine he played various sports and was on the Detroit All City Football roster. He served in the US Army from 1963-1967. David traveled extensively throughout Europe and the world employed by S&H Motivational Travel. He relocated to Chicago where he met his "young bride" Mary. He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie, Strutgart, Germany; David,Berwyn, Il; and Anthony (Emily),Lemont, IL; grandchildren Nevan and Finnigan; sister Jennette Durling, Benzonia, MI; brother, Fred Fritz, Casa Grande, AZ; Jacqueline McClellan, Jacksonville, FL; puppygirl, Odie May. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Thomas Fritz.David and Mary moved to Arkansas in 1997 and started a business originally called "The Packaging Store" which was later named "Fritz Transport" in Mt. Home. In 2010, David started Fritz Industries which operated as an on site crating business.David served as Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Mtn. Home. He was also a member of Kiwanis and served on various advisory boards in Mt. Home.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the Ozarks, 811 Burnett Drive, Mt. Home, AR 72653; https://www.hospiceoftheozarks.org/ways-to-giveArrangements are by Roller Funeral Home.
RIP, Brother Dave...you will be greatly missed.
Dave was one of a disappearing breed. He was an original Good Guy, People who are generous and have good values and work hard are the salt of the earth. I will miss his stories.
Mary, My sincerest condolences to you and your family. May God put his arms around you and carry you through this time. Love you, Donna
I am so sorry for your loss, Mary. Dave was a great man and a dedicated religious person. You have been through so much grief these last few years. I am praying you find peace. Just know Steve and I are praying for you and your family.
Jackie McClellan - I'm so very sorry for the loss of your brother. I didn't know your family very well but I do know how hard it is to lose a brother and I will never forget you being there for me. For all of you; May your memories bring you peace and strength through this very difficult time.
My sincere sympathy to you Mary and to David's family. The Lord givith and the Lord taketh away. We thank him for the time we had to share.
Dear Mary and family,I just heard about Dave today and I saw this online and I wanted to say sorry for your loss.
Dear Mary,You and your family have my sincerest condolences. Sincerely, Gerald
Loved but not forgotten.
Mary and Family,I am sorry for your loss. Dave was a kind and gentle man. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.