John Phillip Frey

John Phillip Frey, 55, of Philippi, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, in Grafton.

He was born November 18, 1961, in Grafton, son of the late Donald P. and Lona Louise Poling Frey.

John loved to ride his 4-Wheeler, watch movies, and play X-Box.  He worked at Wal-Mart, and was a security guard at the Airport. He graduated from High School in NC.

John is survived by his sisters and brothers, Brenda Sylva and husband, Carroll, of Grafton, Cathy Knotts and husband, David, of Grafton, Lonnie L. Frey and companion, Jenifer Johnson, of Grafton, Stanley  L. Frey, of Grafton,  Larry  L. Frey and wife, Tracy, of Philippi, Donald P. Frey, Jr. and wife, Brenda, of Grafton, Randy A. Frey, of Hickory, NC and Fred Poling, of Hickory, NC; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry Wayne Frey, and Michael Ray Poling.

At John’s  request all services will be private.

Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to handle the arrangements for the Frey family.

Online condolences can be sent to the Frey family at


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