Floyd Wally Frazier, 73, of Mexico, died at 3:10 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2012, at Boone Hospital in Columbia.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Mexico with Rev. Ben Schnipper officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Pickering Funeral Home. There will be an Elks service at 7 p.m.
Wally was born on February 8, 1939, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., a son of Floyd Herbert and Eunice Juanita (Langston) Frazier. On November 28, 1959, in Willow Springs, Mo., he married Nancy Beavers.
Wally was a supervisor at National Refractories for many years. He also had worked as a realtor for Century 21 for a short time. Most recently he owned and operated several Cellular Today stores. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, he was a Past Exalted Ruler and Current Trustee of Mexico Elks Lodge 919, had been a Past President of the Mexico Jaycees, a Past President of the Mexico Lions Club, a member of Bass Masters, and the Amigos Square Dance Club. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, square and country dancing, and sports. He was a huge Cardinals fan and he attended many games. Most of all he loved his family, and his grandchildren were his pride and joy.
He is survived by his wife Nancy; two sons, Ron Frazier and wife Dianne of Overland Park, Kans., and Jeff Frazier and wife Margaret of Mexico; two daughters, Debbie Biehl of Lenexa, Kans., and Jennifer Prior and husband Steve of Mexico; four brothers-in-law, Richard Beavers and wife Cheri of West Plains, John Beavers and wife Barbie of Willow Springs, Mo., Tim Beavers of Willow Springs, and Greg Beavers and wife Debbie of Farmington; five sisters-in law, Jean Pace of Mammoth Springs, Ark., Donna Toya and husband Dick of Birmingham, Ala., Catherine Weekley and husband Mel of Phoenix, Ariz., Beth Bedell and husband Dennis of San Antonio, Tex., and Cindy Crabtree and husband David of Republic; 15 grandchildren, Sean Frazier and wife Laeken of Olathe, Kans., Cody Frazer, Lawrence, Kan., Brooke Frazier, Springfield, Kaitlyn, Logan and Megan Biehl of Lenexa, Kans., Caleb, Molly, Grady, Sadie, Connor and Haden Frazier of Mexico, and Isaac and Ethan Prior of Mexico; two great grandchildren Noah and Aspen Frazier of Olathe, Kans., and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to the Mexico Elks Scholarship Fund. They may be sent in care of Pickering Funeral Home, 403 N. Western, Mexico, MO 65256.
Expressions of sympathy may be given at www.pickeringfh.com.