Carla Frio Obituary, Death – On May 29th, 1948, Carl Frio and Feleta Jean Crider tied the knot and began their lives together as husband and wife. In the month of May in 1950, Carl and Feleta constructed the Leakey Mercantile. Twenty-four years were spent during which they were the company’s owners and operators. Carl decided to sell the store’s operations in order to better care for his health. He carried on running a ranch and taking care of his property.
The best part of Carl’s life was when he got to spend time with his loved ones, both family and friends. You could frequently find him surrounded by his family and friends, sharing tales and reminiscing about the simpler times in their lives. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering with his tractor. He had a deep love for the Lord and served the Church of Christ in Concan, Texas, with unwavering devotion.
Carl is survived by his daughter Carla Niemeyer and her husband Victor John of Rio Frio and Knippa, Texas; his grandson Shane Frio Alexander and his wife Lauren of Katy, Texas; his granddaughter Kelli Jean McLaughlin and her husband Tim of Austin, Texas; his great-grandchildren Savannah Lynn Alexander (11), Marion Feleta McLaughlin (6), and Gunnar Frio Alexander (3); and a large number of nieces and nephews.
His parents, James, and Janie Frio, as well as his wife of 63 years, Fleta, as well as five of his brothers and their wives, Tolbert Henry Frio and wife Annie, Sidney Ray Frio and wife Hallie, James Edwin Frio and wife Mary, Frederick Frio, Joseph Halbert Frio and wife Jo Dell, and two brothers-in-law, Clayton Bryon Crider and Marion Doyle Crider, all passed away before him. In addition, he was
The following individuals have volunteered to serve as pallbearers: Shane Alexander, Tim McLaughlin, Jim Jackson, Bobby Blazek, Mark Crider, Larry Frio, Kevin Frio, and Scott Frio.