Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 30, 2011 12:45 pm EST


HOWARD — Richard Maurice “Richie” Frazee Jr., 33, of Schenck Creek Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, in the Knox Community Hospital Emergency Room.

He was born Sept. 3, 1978, in Mount Vernon to Richard M. and Patricia (Carter) Frazee. He was a 1996 graduate of East Knox High School; a former employee of the Columbus Zoo; and a camper, counselor and staff member at Camp Hamwi, a camp for children with diabetes. He was a member of the Howard United Methodist Church and the Central Ohio Diabetes Association (C.O.D.A.). He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was a Buckeyes fan, and he enjoyed spending time with his dogs, Katie and Haze.

He is survived by his parents, Richard and Pat Frazee of Howard; two sisters, Nancy Elizabeth “Beth” (Paul) Morrow of Grove City and Mauricha Ann (Gregory) Marcussen of New Albany; his paternal grandmother, Ruby Frazee of Howard; a great-uncle, Richard C. Hunter of Howard; two aunts, Pam Carter of Mount Vernon and Nancy Mawer of Howard; two uncles, Roger (Emma) Frazee of Warsaw and Michael Frazee of Howard; five nephews, Jason Morrow, and Benton, Corbin, Nolan and Winston Marcussen; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Ross and Alice Carter; his paternal grandfather, Bernard Frazee; and an uncle, Tony Carter.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. at the Howard United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lee Cubie officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Visitation is one hour prior to service time at the church. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements. Visit

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Camp Hamwi, c/o C.O.D.A., 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus, OH 43201; or to the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District (EKCJFD), P.O. Box 526, Danville, OH 43014.

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