Arthur Lee Frayer, 79, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020 in his home.
Arthur was born on May 13, 1941 in Wellsburg, West Virginia, to Milton Frayer and Lois (Barnes) Frayer.
On February 5, 2000 he married the former Karen (Csakany) Wolf who survives along with her children Kerri (Dean) McCool, Rebecca (Fred) Schultz, Patrick Campagna, and Anthony (Carolyn) Campagna, five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Milton Frayer Jr., James Frayer, Ronald Frayer, his sister Marlene Frayer Custer, his half brother Mike (Kilbourn) Frayer, and his stepfather Lloyd Doubt.
He is survived by his sister Shirley Frayer Johnson of Wellsburg, WV; his nephew Edward (Lori) Johnson of Wellsburg, WV; his great niece Heather Johnson and great nephews Lance Johnson and Eric Johnson all of Wellsburg, WV. He is also survived by his stepmother Sarabel Frayer of South Bend, IN; his half brothers William (Nora) Frayer of Macomb, MI; George (Pam) Frayer of Avon, IN; Russell Frayer of Auburn, AL; Paul (Sue) Frayer of Collinsville, IL; Charles (Lisa) Frayer of Winter Haven, FL and his half sisters Verna (Clint) Yoder of Leesburg, IN; Lori (Robert) Slabaugh of South Bend, IN along with many nieces and nephews.
From a previous marriage, he has four stepdaughters surviving: Sue Araujo, Cathy Esquivel, Beatrice (Charles) Conklin, and Delia or fondly known as DeDe Jones and step grand children Catherine Danielle Ramirez, Danny Magana, Jessica Magana, Robert Magana, Arthur Salazar and Eddie Salazar.
Art retired from the United States Air Force in 1986 where he proudly served his country with 26 years of service. He received the Humanitarian Service Medal along with many other medals and served in the Vietnam war. After retiring from the Air Force he went on to work as a truck dispatcher and salesman in the communications field. He was a dog lover and loved antiques, his family, and watching Notre Dame play football.
Cremation has taken place. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 12 noon to 2 pm Friday, September 4, 2020 in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue. A memorial service will be held immediately following the gathering.
Burial of his cremated remains with full military honors will take place in West Virginia National Cemetery, 42 Veterans Memorial Ln, Grafton, WV 26354.
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