William G. “Chuck” Frazier, 83, of Ocean View, Del., and Oakland Park, Fla., formerly of Rockville, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at his home. He was a native Washingtonian, born on Oct. 20, 1933, son of the late Raymond T. Frazier and Lillian J. (Panholzer) Frazier.
Frazier attended the Linton Hall Military Academy in Manassas, Va., and graduated from Mount St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Catonsville, Md. Frazier attended Wilson Teacher’s College in Washington, D.C., and then proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Prior to his discharge from the Army, he married his sweetheart, Maxine Reimers, in 1955. Frazier finished his graduate work at Ben Franklin University, where he received his master’s degree.
Frazier was first employed as a comptroller for Thomas W. Yoder Construction Company in Washington, D.C., then worked for Robert W. Whalen Construction Company and the Simi & Jones Construction Company, and eventually started his own accounting firm, before retiring in 1995 and moving to the beach.
He was a member of Mason Dixon VFW Post #7234 and also their golf club in Ocean View, Del. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus #2323 in Derwood, Md., the Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge #2540 in Lewes, Del., and St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, Frazier was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Raymond Frazier. He is survived his loving wife of 61 years, Maxine (Reimers) Frazier; three children, William T. Frazier and his wife, Lori, of Fairfax, Va., Thomas D. Frazier of Wilton Manors, Fla., and Robert T. Frazier and his wife, Kathleen, of N. Bethesda, Md.; four grandchildren, Patrick, Tyler, Kelly and Bethany; a sister, June Dempsey of Pensacola, Fla; and his nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for May 26, 2017, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del. Interment was to follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to fight lung cancer, at American Cancer Society by visiting www.cancer.org. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.