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“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“All of the pictures, memories and love from family and Jay's friends make me smile at the wonderful friend and brother Jay has been. The many bright...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Tom Frickman - Taylor Mill, KY

“Jay told me that he asked Lindsay and Cameron if he could ask their mother to marry him. They said YES ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: June Foster - Austin, TX - Family

“My condolences to the Frickman family. I pray God comforts the family during this time of bereavement. May the many cherished and loving memories...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa - SC

5 of 20 | Posted by: Lesa Foster - WADMALAW ISLAND, SC

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Jay was a true fighter till the end. A wonderful man that I admired. Skipper ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Skipper Gosnell - Charleston, SC

“Jay was Davis' t- ball coach. I often ran into him at the grocery store over the years and we would swap updates on our families. He was always such...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Claire Richardson - Charleston, SC

“For the times when we can't be there Susan, remember that the God of comfort will . May you draw strength and comfort from him and his promises. My...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Oh my goodness Suz I am so sorry, I had no idea he was ill. I will keep you in my prayers let us know if we can do ANYTHING. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Scarlett & John Wactor - SC

“Dear Susan, Lindsay, Cameron, and Harrison,Our hearts and thoughts are with you at this terrible time. May Jay's memory be a blessing for all of you...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Peskin - Charleston, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless you and the family. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Robert Hunter - Orangeburg, SC

“Sorry for your loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" strengthen your family during this difficult time ...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: T W

“Sending the dearest condolences to you and your family, Susie. Love You! ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Cuddy Crain - Vian, OK

“Thoughts and prayers for you Susan and the children, the story of Jay's life is beautiful, please let me know if I can do anything for you and/or ...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: DONNIE DALE TYSK - GOOSE CREEK, SC

“My prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Spencer Stegall - MT Pleasant, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I would like to leave a memory that has stuck with me. It was probably my senior year at the University of...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Eric Sewell - SC - Family

“Susan I'm so sorry to hear of jays passing, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Angie Rabon - Charleston, SC

“Susan I'm so sorry to hear of jays passing, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Angie Rabon - Charleston, SC

“Suzie and family, I'm so sorry to hear of Jay's passing. Please know I'm praying for you and your family during this difficult time.Love in Christ,...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Phyllis Hoffman Floyd - SC

“Dear Randy and Frickman Family,It is with deepest sympathy that we offer condolences to you on the passing of Jay Paul Frickman. May you be...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Urborg - Vernon Hills, IL

Jay Paul Frickman, 57, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Susan Sewell Frickman entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 10, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, May 14, 2018 in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street at 3:30 p.m. The family will receive friends in the church Parish Hall immediately following the service. For those able to join, a Celebration of Life will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Charleston Rifle Club, 2221 Heriot Street. Interment will be private. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Jay was born July 19, 1960 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, son of the late Don Hughes Frickman and the late Jane Kahle Frickman. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. Jay later went on to earn his Master's degree in Business Administration from Charleston Southern University. He was a Sales Executive with AT&T.

When Jay met Susan, Lindsay and Cameron in 1994, he fell in love. He married Susan in 1995 and always boasted about how blessed he was to find the perfect, "ready-made" family. They proudly welcomed Harrison in 1997. Jay was a devoted and loving husband and father who has been so proud of the accomplishments of all three children.

Jay loved the ocean, sunsets, and daily prayer at the Battery. He was an accomplished hobby screenwriter, having written several award-winning screenplays. He recently enlisted the help of two dear friends in exploring his interest in writing historical fiction. Jay was a member of St. Philip's Church and his faith and church family provided him with great strength and comfort during his battle with cancer. He had a gift for making friends, many of them members of the Charleston Rifle Club, and has been described by some as "a true gentleman" and "the kindest man I have ever known." He will truly be missed by all.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Susan; two daughters: Lindsay F. Johnson (Heath) and Cameron F. Elliott (Chase Austin), and a son, Harrison Hughes Frickman, all of Charleston, SC; sister, Janet F. Rosing (Robert) of Cincinnati, OH; and two brothers: Thomas K. Frickman (Gail) and Don Randall Frickman (Kim), both of Taylor Mill, KY. He treasured his relationships with his siblings and loved his nieces and nephews dearly. There were miles between them, but he talked with family daily.

Over the two and a half years of Jay's illness, following Harrison and his teammates of the Tufts University Baseball Program has been a source of great comfort and joy for him. In three brief years many valuable friendships were forged. The Tufts family has been an amazing support system for the family throughout Jay's illness. In lieu of flowers, Jay has requested that memorials be made to the Tufts Baseball Facility Building Project. Please send donations to "Trustees of Tufts College" and specify "in memory of Jay Frickman - Baseball Facility Project." Tufts University Advancement Office, Attn: Athletics Development, 80 George Street, Suite 300-2, Medford, MA 02155. For online donations go to Under "Dedicate Your Gift", please select "In memory of" and specify "Jay Frickman-Baseball facility project".