Services for John C. (Jay) Frazier, 82, of Woodbury were held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home, Saturday, September 22 at 2 pm.
Bro. Ricky Arnold and Bro. John Hembree conducted the funeral service. Full military honors will follow in the Riverside Gardens Cemetery. Visitation with the family was Friday, Sept. 21. Pallbearers included his grandsons, Jimmy Voss, Eric & Ryan Naylor, Timothy Frazier, Will Bogle & Cameron Summer.
Jay passed away at his home Thursday, September 20, 2012 after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Doris Frazier of Woodbury; Son, William (Lori) Frazier of Melrose, NM.; Daughters, Linda (John) Osborne and Jodi (Maron) Summer all of Murfreesboro, Karen Dinovo of Woodbury and Janet (Tom) Bogle of Readyville; 3 Sisters, Della (Nile) Young, Grace (Virgil) Young and Lou (Jesse) Harrington; brother, David (Joyce) Frazier. Jay was the grandfather to 13 and great grandfather to 12. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Jay Frazier and grandson, Daniel Clyde Frazier.
Jay was the son of Clyde and Georgia Frazier of Old Hickory, Tn. A graduate of DuPont High School, he was an outstanding basketball player and known to classmates as Rubberlegs. Jay served 22 years and retired from the US Air Force as a Master Sergeant in 1974. He then moved his family to Woodbury and worked for various businesses in town and was fondly known to most children as the duck man!
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