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Mount Vernon News
October 29, 2012 11:54 am EDT


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DANVILLE — Delroyce Mahaffey Frazier, 74, died Sunday Oct. 28, 2012, at his residence.

He was born April 6, 1938, in Fredericktown, to Lloyd E. and Louise M. (Edwards) Frazier. On Aug. 13, 1960, he married Evelyn Payne. He loved hunting, fishing, farming and raising horses. He was a member of the OQHA, AQHA and NRHA, and also the Danville Athletic Boosters.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Evelyn; daughters, Darlene (Jim) Butts, Gale (Rick) Morton, and a son, Darryl (Vicky) Frazier, all of Danville; grandchildren, Darcy (Jamie) Gronberg, Erica (Dustin) Bartok, Nicholas Morton, Nathan Morton, Amanda Mizer and Kenny Mizer, all of Danville; great-grandchildren, Ryan Morton, Grace Gronberg, Owen Gronberg, Ruby Bartok and Sylus Mizer; brothers, James (Carmen) and Robert (Shirly) Frazier, both of Fredericktown; a sister, Joann (Robert) Rock of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Stan Ratliff will be officiating. Burial will follow in Workman Cemetery in Danville. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215 and atют. Information is available at

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