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Obituaries

July 12, 2013

Ronald H. Frazier

Ronald H. Frazier, age 57, of Knoxville, passed away from a courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics of Knoxville.

Ron was born in Knoxville on Feb. 11, 1956, the son of Fred and Helen Marie (Mavin) Frazier, Jr. Ron lived in Knoxville all of his life. He was a graduate of Knoxville High School, Class of 1974. During high school Ron worked for Darnell’s DX. On May 19, 1975, Ron began working for 3M Company, he was the 19th employee. Ron worked for 3M for 36 years, retiring in July 2011.

On Jan. 26, 1974, Ron and Rosemary Momyer were united in marriage. Ron and Rosemary shared over 39 years of marriage and were blessed with three children: Christopher, Stacy and Abby.

Ron enjoyed life and sports. He liked playing softball, bowling and volleyball. Ron’s greatest enjoyments were golfing and being with his grandchildren.

Ron is survived by his wife Rosemary Frazier of Knoxville; his children: Christopher Frazier of Denver, Colo., Stacy (Steven II) Bellon of Knoxville and Abby (Dean) Kirstein of Clarion, Iowa; six grandchildren: Chase, Jax and Kade Bellon, Cale, Claire and Alivia Kirstein. Ron is also survived by his mother Helen Frazier of Knoxville; his sister Lisa (Mike) Figland of Knoxville; and his mother-in-law Frances Momyer of Knoxville.

He was preceded in death by his father Fred Frazier, Jr; his brother Rusty Frazier; and his father-in-law Robert Momyer.

A celebration of life services was held Saturday, July 6, at the Celebrate Community Church of Knoxville, with Bill LaHue and Judd Nelson officiating. A private family burial will be held at the Gullion Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to www.winfieldfh.com. The Winfield Funeral Home of Knoxville is assisting Ron’s family with services.

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