Richard W. Frazier, 83


Richard Wayne Frazier, 83, formerly of Nokomis, died on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 8:16 p.m. in Decatur, surrounded by his loved ones.
Visitation will be Friday, June 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Stiehl Dawson Funeral home in Nokomis, with funeral services at 6 p.m. Mr. Frazier will be laid to rest Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Old Union Cemetery in Louisville, Illinois. Family suggests casual dress and Cardinal attire.
Mr. Frazier was born Oct. 7, 1940, to Sherman Frazier and Edna (Fender) Frazier in Louisville. He spent most of his life living in Nokomis, but also lived in Louisville for a time. Mr. Frazier was hard-working and worked at the Wagoner Casting factory in Decatur and Hedlund’s Ski factory in Nokomis. He was a member of the Shiloh Baptist church.
Mr. Frazier enjoyed fishing, hunting and was part of the Rountree Rod and Gun Club. He also raised hunting dogs and was an avid Cardinals fan. He was known for being able weave a tale and even recorded his own country-gospel album. He loved listening to music at Nashville North and enjoyed western movies, especially those with John Wayne. Mr. Frazier was known by all to be loyal and honorable. He loved animals, especially dogs, but not as much as he loved his children.
Mr. Frazier is survived by his children Randy (Karen) Frazier of Murray, KY, daughter in law Teresa of Taylorville, Mike (Jackie) Frazier of Shorewood and Douglas (Amy) Frazier of Decatur; sister-in-law, Carolyn Frazier of Louisville; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his son, Ronnie Frazier; great-granddaughter, Kyra Frazier; brothers Gene Frazier and Luther (Pam) Fender.
The family would like to extend thanks and appreciation to the caregivers, DMH Hospice and others along his journey that provided Richard care. The family will never forget all they did for the family and are forever grateful.
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