Henderson S. Frazier, Jr., 77, of Virginia Beach died on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 in his home.
Born in Buena Vista, Virginia to the late Henderson S. and Helen Frazier, he retired from the Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad as a locomotive engineer after 45 years of service and was a life member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. H.S. was a veteran of WWII serving in the Army Transportation Corps and was a licensed pilot, an avid saltwater fisherman and collector of Civil War relics. He was formerly a member of the National Railroaders Camping Association, Sons of Confederate Veterans and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
With a zest for life, H.S. and Marianne traveled wherever the road led them, to Alaska, Canada, Mexico and even Newfoundland and Labrador.
He is survived by his wife and soul mate of 52 years, Marianne K. Frazier; son, David B. Frazier and his wife, Teresa, daughter, Elizabeth Anne Humphries and her husband, Brian, and three granddaughters, Jennifer Anne, Melissa Ann and Kristina Marie Frazier.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Friday, March 15, 2002 at 10:00am in Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach Chapel.
The family welcomes donations to the American Heart Association or The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Chapter 490, Westfield Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901-1642.
Condolences may be sent to the family at altmeyer.com