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Wesley "Sonny " Frisbie

December 4, 1940 - December 30, 2019

Wesley “Sonny” Frisbie was born December 4, 1940, to O.C. and Nocal Love Frisbie.  He passed from this life on December 30, 2019.

Sonny was a man of many interests and talents.  Throughout his life, he excelled professionally as an ambulance attendant, licensed mortician, rancher, master electrician, business …read more

Wesley “Sonny” Frisbie was born December 4, 1940, to O.C. and Nocal Love Frisbie.  He passed from this life on December 30, 2019.

Sonny was a man of many interests and talents.  Throughout his life, he excelled professionally as an ambulance attendant, licensed mortician, rancher, master electrician, business owner, and law enforcement officer.

Following his passion later in life into law enforcement, Sonny served a cumulative of 26 years, with most of those years within the Hood County Sheriff’s Office.  He also served with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and as Police Chief in Glenn Heights, Texas.  During his years of service, Sonny filled many roles:  sheriff reserve officer, sheriff’s deputy, firearms instructor, range master, SWAT team member, and lead investigator, and he mentored many officers throughout his career.  While working with the Hood County Sheriff’s Department, Sonny became the only investigator in the state of Texas and only one in 48 within the United States at that time to obtain the rigorous certification of Bloodstain Pattern Examiner.   A year later, he also became one of only 14 investigators in the United States at that time to receive the certification of Crime Scene Reconstructionist.

In addition to his professional careers, Sonny pursued a variety of activities and hobbies.  He became a licensed pilot and a licensed saltwater vessel captain.  He thoroughly enjoyed hunting and fishing, and many who knew Sonny have stories involving fishing trips to Corpus Christi.  At one time, he taught a Sunday School class for individuals with cognitive deficits, and he more recently provided security during services at his church.  Sonny was also a gun enthusiast who enjoyed teaching others gun safety and marksmanship.

Sonny was a 50-year Mason, and he held numerous leadership positions including but not limited to Worshipful Master, Chaplain, Masonic Instructor, and District Deputy Grand Master.  He was a member of Bluff Dale Masonic Lodge #724, and he was a Shriner.

Sonny is survived by his wife of 59 years, Yvonne Frisbie of Tolar, Texas; his daughter Dr. Jennifer Frisbie of Decatur, Texas; his sister Marguerite Molder of Ft. Worth; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his adopted daughters Diep Le of Decatur and Dr. Kathy Tipps of Ft. Worth.

Sonny was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Barbara Cain, and his son Rick Frisbie.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 2, from 6PM to 8PM at Wiley Funeral Home Chapel in Granbury, Texas.  Services for Sonny will be held on Friday, January 3, at 10AM at Tolar Baptist Church, and a graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 4, at 11AM at Rose Hill Memorial Park.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Sonny’s name to Tolar Baptist Church, P.O. Box 488, Tolar, Texas 76476.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wiley Funeral Home Chapel in Granbury

Address:

400 Hwy. 377 East
Granbury,TX76048

Service Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 10:00 am

Tolar Baptist Church

Address:

400 Tolar Hwy.
Tolar,Texas76476

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Rose Hills Memorial Park

Address:

7301 E Lancaster Ave
Fort Worth,Texas76112

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