Isaac Friday, Jr., 67, of Sharpsville, PA, passed away unexpectedly in the emergency room at Sharon Regional Medical Center on Saturday, November 26, 2022.
He was born in Dillon, SC on September 2, 1955, and graduated from Farrell High School. He was a veteran of the US Army and was currently employed as an inspector at Ellwood Engineered Castings in Hubbard, OH.
Isaac enjoyed golfing, bowling, and swimming. He absolutely loved football, especially rooting on the Pittsburgh Steelers and his grandson’s teams. He was a former assistant coach for Farrell midget football. Isaac was a generous man who donated to local food pantries and raised three foster children with his wife.
Isaac is survived by his wife at home, Shirley (Major) Friday. They were married on April 15, 1977. Isaac is also survived by: two sons, Isaac Friday, III, of Sharon, and Aaron Christopher Friday, of Chicago, IL; Aunt, Elizabeth Friday, of New York; five sisters, Bertha (Friday) Blue, and her husband, Willie Jr., of Sharon, Edith Harley of Florida, Georgia Ellebie and her husband, John, of NC, Pamela (Ware) Burroughs of New York, and Sadie Valencia Ware of NC; four brothers, Oatha W. Hilton and his wife, Morris, of Farrell, Curtis Hilton and his wife, Minerva, of Farrell, Darrell Ware of Texas, and Calvin Ware of SC; five grandchildren, Anjolie C. Friday, Isaac Friday, IV, Ileen Friday, Calysse Friday, and Aubrianna Friday; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Tennessee Harley Friday; his father and mother who raised him, Isaac Friday, Sr. and Alice Eleanor Friday; a brother, Anderson George Hilton; and a grandchild, Nevaeh Friday.
A memorial service will be held at John Flynn Funeral Home & Crematory, 2630 East State St. in Hermitage, on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 11:00 am, with Pastor Kelvin Jordan of Second Baptist Church in Sharpsville, officiating.
Friends will be received an hour prior to the service.