KILL DEVIL HILLS — Edward Leonard Frazier, 95, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, died Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at his home. He was a longtime resident of Beach Haven, NJ.
Born in Trenton, NJ on May 26, 1924, he was the son of the late Grace Gilbert and Harry Frazier. Growing up on a farm in Burlington County, NJ fueled Ed’s love for field hunting. He was known to have the best bird dogs and became a passionate decoy collector.
A United States Navy veteran, Ed served his country honorably during World War II and the Korean War. He retired from civil service as a G16.
Ed is survived by three children, Gail V. Frazier and husband John Matullo of Punta Gorda, FL, Gary M. Frazier and wife Stephanie of Kill Devil Hills, NC, and Grace Petrowski and husband John of Barnegat, NJ; five grandchildren, Lana (Rob), John, Jesse, Devin, and Maclean; and two great-grandchildren, Graham and Dean.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty J. Mitchell Frazier.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.