Obituary

Stephen Gene Frazier

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Stephen Gene Frazier, 64, was born June 1, 1950 in Altus. Steve passed away on July 25, 2014, at his sister's home in Norman after a long illness.

His mother was Wanda Joye (Roden )Frazier and his father was Gene Frazier.

Steve attended Altus Public Schools graduating from Altus High School in 1969. Steve served as a manager for the Altus Bulldogs football team while in high school.

After high school graduation Steve attended Central State University now known as the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Steve received his BS degree in psychology in 1973. While attending Central State Steve was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity as an active member and officer. After receiving his degree Steve began a career in the medical profession that would last until a serious illness forced him into an early retirement in 2005. Steve was a certified respiratory therapist.

In 1972 Steve married Becky Edmiaston his high school sweetheart. They were divorced in 1975. Steve married Theresa Stark in 1980 in Stillwater and from this marriage were born two sons, Stephen Scott and John Michael. Steve and Theresa were divorced in 1992. On Jan. 16, 1998 Steve married Hyla Collins in Oklahoma City.

Steve was one of the nicest people a person would want to know. He never spoke ill of anyone and would go out of his way to help anyone. Steve was a die hard Oklahoma Sooner supporter. He loved his Sooners. Steve was proud to be from Oklahoma. He also liked to go arrowhead hunting in his spare time and was an avid golfer until his illness.

Steve is survived by his sister Robyn Briscoe and her husband Brent of Norman; his son Stephen Scott Frazier and his wife Breann of Tulsa; two grandchildren, Hailey Jean and Michael Scott Frazier, also of Tulsa; two nephews, Kevin and Jeremy Briscoe of Norman; his aunt and her husband, Joe and Claudine Bacon of Vernon,Texas; his beloved cousin, Patty Fields Owen of Amarillo,Texas; one stepson, Blake Griffin and his wife Amanda of Broken Arrow; and one stepdaughter, Amber Starr and her husband Kevin of Tulsa.

Steve was preceeded in death by his mother, Wanda Joye Frazier; his father, Bobby Gene Frazier; one son, John Michael Frazier; a brother, Scotty Frazier who died at birth; his grandmother, Eva Fuqua and her husband Ed; and his other grandparents, J V Smallings and Nell Smallings.

The family will greet friends from 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus with a graveside service following at 2 p.m., Wednesday at the City Cemetery in Altus with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.

Online tributes may be made to the family at www.Lowell-Tims.com


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Lowell-Tims Funeral Home And Crematory
1100 E Tamarack Rd
Altus, OK 73521
(580) 482-1212
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Published in Altus Times from July 29 to July 30, 2014