Jason Campbell Frye

Mr. Jason Campbell Frye

Dec 15, 1972 - Jul 15, 2020
Charleston, WV

Mr. Jason Campbell Frye

Dec 15, 1972 - Jul 15, 2020
Charleston, WV


Jason Campbell Frye, 47, of Charleston, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 following a courageous 12-year battle with cancer.

Jason was born December 15, 1972 in Charleston, WV. He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Frye, Jr.

He is survived by his husband, Christopher Gaskins.; his mother, Lana Frye Caldwell and step-father, Robert Caldwell; mother-in-law, Betty Gaskins; sisters, Natalie (Brian) Allen, Pam Small (Don Sorrell); and sister-in-law Cindy (Darrell) Ames. Also surviving are Jason’s beloved nieces and nephews, Taylor, Gannen, Penelope, Oscar, Kendra, Charli, Jeremy, Leslie and Kelsie. Jason will be missed by many aunts, uncles, and cousins as well as countless lifelong friends. Jason also leaves behind his beloved fur baby and companion, Rhett.

Jason graduated from Nitro High School in 1991 and Marshall University in 1995. In 1996, Jason moved to New York City, where he and Christopher met in 2001 and married in 2011. He worked for Equinox as National Director of Public Relations. Due to health reasons he and Chris later moved home to Charleston. He was a member of Cross Lanes United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends from 1– 3 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, 1118 Virginia St. East, Charleston, WV 25301. A private service will follow.
We request that visitors follow all COVID-19 guidelines on wearing a mask and practicing social distancing.

We would like to say a special thank you to all the wonderful doctors and nurses who provided kindness and care to Jason over the years.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in memory of Jason to: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (giving.mskcc.org) or CAMC Cancer Center (camcfoundation.org).

Condolences may be sent to the family at https://www.barlowbonsall.com.

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Calling Hours

  • Date & Time: Jul 19, 2020 (1 PM)
  • Venue: Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home
    Location: 1118 Virginia St. East Charleston, WV 25301

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9 responses to Jason Campbell Frye

  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Jason was such a smart, beautiful, loving person, so dedicated and determined, so fun and funny, so incredible, on so many levels. The world is not the same without him. My deepest sympathies to Chris, Lana and his entire family. Love, Jennifer

  2. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of sweet Jason. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers daily. Unfortunately we won’t be able to attend today. Hugs to your family.
    Love you all ❤️

  3. Carl Nipps says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there. Since I work in a hospital I am trying to avoid groups so I won’t inadvertently get anyone sick. Just know my thoughts are with you all. He will be missed. Love you!

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