Edward Leonard Frazier

Published 11:46 pm Friday, January 10, 2020

Edward Leonard Frazier, 95, of Kill Devil Hills, died 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.

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Ed is survived by children Gail V. Frazier and husband John Matullo of Punta Gorda, Fla.; Gary M. Frazier and wife Stephanie of Kill Devil Hills and Grace Petrowski and husband John of Barnegat, NJ; grandchildren, Lana (Rob), John, Jesse, Devin and Maclean; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife Betty J. Mitchell Frazier.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on January 14 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.