Harold Frazier died Jan. 16, 2018. He was 86.
He was born March 25, 1931, in Independence, Kan., to Ira and Ida Frazier. He spent his childhood on a farm and moved to Black Forest where he attended Falcon High School.
In 1951, he joined the U.S. Army and served in Korea, where he was wounded and awarded the Purple Heart and several other medals.
In October 1952, he married Mary Lee. They had a dairy farm with Harold's father and then owned and operated Frazier's Auto Repair. The family moved to Cedaredge in 1975, where he operated Frazier Insulation and then worked for Soil Conservation Services until he retired.
Mr. Frazier was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cedaredge, where he served in different capacities. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Frazier; sons, Clayton (Sally) of Denver and Kevin (Debbie) of Vancouver, Wash.; daughter, Mary (Lane) Rowland of Grand Junction; three grandchildren, Ryan (Meghann) Frazier and Paige Frazier, all of Washington, and Ian Cable of Denver; and one great-grandchild, Paityn Noe.
A committal service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado in Grand Junction.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Cedaredge AWANA Club, 370 W. Main St., PO Box 400, Cedaredge, CO 81413.