Augusta “Gus” MacDonald Frisbee, age 87, of Rocky Mount, VA and formerly of Andes, NY, peacefully passed away with her family at her side at her home on September 26th, 2019. Born in Delhi, NY on January 22nd, 1932 to Earnest J. and Daisy (Beers) MacDonald, she was preceded in death by her 3 brothers and 2 sisters. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Peter L (Roy) Frisbee, daughters Deb Thalhamer (John) of West Chester, PA, Nancy Goad (Kevin) of Ferrum, VA and Edward Frisbee (Krystal) of Dry Fork, VA; special niece Patti Cooper (Carl) of Boone’s Mill, VA; Granddaughters Ali Bell (Wes), Lisa Thalhamer and Sarah Friedman ( Peter); Grandsons Matthew Thalhamer and Gary Goad; Step Grandchildren Jessica High (Jamie) and William Inman (Allison); Great Grandchildren Grayson and Ainsley Bell and Jonathan Friedman; Step Great Grandchildren Cooper and Cutler High and Avery and William Bentley Inman Jr. and numerous nieces and nephews.
Augusta was a graduate of Delaware Academy and Central School and State University of New York at Delhi, NY with an Associates degree in Secretarial Science and Accounting. She married Peter L. Frisbee on April 9th, 1955 at the First Presbyterian Church in Delhi, NY. She did accounting for many local businesses in Delhi and Andes and was treasurer at Andes Central School. While in Andes she was active as a Cub Scout leader, Sunday school teacher and Church Mission treasurer for the Presbyterian Church in Andes, a member of the Republican Committee and was employed by Andes Central School as the school treasurer. Augusta has always been an avid sports fan, loved being with her family and in later years, enjoyed knitting and crocheting mittens and hats for the children.
A private service and Celebration of Life will be planned in the future.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carilion Clinic Hospice of Franklin County, 180 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151.
Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 62 VA Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151