James “Frosty” Frost 1935-2017



    James Augustus “Frosty” Frost, 81, of Fort Myers, FL, died May 3, 2017 in Fort Myers, FL.

    Frosty was born October 7, 1935 in Amityville, NY, the son of Wayne Arlington Frost and Mabel Frost. He married Janet Sundin on June 14, 1963 in Aransas Pass, TX.

    Upon graduation from high school, Frosty enlisted in the Marine Corps and proudly served his country. After leaving the Marine Corps, he moved to Fort Myers Beach to start his life in the commercial shrimping business, where he spent his entire career. First, he owned and operated his own shrimp boat, the W.A.F, for over 25 years; then as a diesel mechanic, he worked on Gulf shrimp boats until he retired in his 70’s.

    Frosty is survived by his wife Janet; his children, Christine Gala (George) of Fort Myers, Brenda Frost Assink (Danny Dahlbeck) of Fort Myers, Michael Frost (Sheila) of Cape Coral, Kimberly Dominic (Steve) of Fort Myers; grandchildren, Eric, Blain, Michael, Ryan, Angela and great-grandchildren Dana, and Lain.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Leah Frost and Betty Croft.

    A Memorial service was held on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

    Memorials may be made to Bishop Verot High School by calling (239) 274-6730 or at bvhs.org/support-bvhs.

    Condolences may be left for Frosty’s family at www.fortmyersmemorial.com.