William Francis Fraser

November 11, 1930 - June 7, 2015
William Francis Fraser


William Francis Fraser, age 84, of Winnabow passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter in Boliva.

He was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 11, 1930 the son of the late George Elmer Fraser and Margaret McDonnell Fraser.

William proudly served his country in the United States Army and retired as Vice President of Risk Management with Marsh and McLennan Insurance Companies Inc. After retirement he and his wife moved to Pine Valley neighborhood in Wilmington, where he was a master gardener and later moved to Westport in Leland. William enjoyed wood working, furniture building and spending time at Pine Valley Country Club golfing. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed by all.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Marcy Fraser; two sons, Bob Fraser and wife Karen and Jerry Fraser and wife Mary Ellen; two grandchildren, Julie and Danny; several nieces and nephews and numerous other loving family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM Friday, June 12, 2015 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Memorial mass will be held 9:00 AM Saturday, June 13, 2015 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Fifth and Ann Streets, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • June 11, 2015
    Christine says:
    Dear Bob, Karen, and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. As hard as this time is, find peace in your memories. Sending you a comforting hug. Christine