U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Errol David Fraser, 35, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Errol was born Jan. 12, 1985 in Neptune, New Jersey. He was the son of Rosemary Fraser and Leon Fraser Sr.
He accepted the Lord early in life and attended Little Zion Baptist Church, Williamsburg. Errol was a graduate of Woodside High School, Newport News. After graduation, he attended Virginia State University in Petersburg. After his freshman year at VSU, he enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard as an 88M heavy transport operator. After basic training, he deployed overseas and served an 18-month tour. Errol graduated from VSU in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Errol was assigned to the 1173rd Composite Truck Company in Virginia Beach as a squad leader in 4th platoon.
Errol was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Eleana Fraser; aunt, Vanessa Smith; uncles, David Fraser and Leslie Owen Smith; grandfathers, William Carpenter Sr., Roland Dorsey Sr. and Charles Hill Sr. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his parents, Rosemary Fraser and Leon Fraser Sr.; daughter, Rhaine Fraser (Pilar Moran); grandmother, Ruby J. Dorsey; siblings, Leon Jr. (Misha), Anthony Fraser, Basean Fraser, Letitia Fraser, Terrell Morton, Mark Wiltshire and Shard Handberry (Paula); uncles, Herman Goodrich (Debra), Harold Fraser (Patricia), Charles Hill Jr., Izeem Carpenter (Tywana) William Carpenter (Maria) and Steven Antoine; nieces, Jaciera, Journey, Genesis and Anaya; nephew, Jamison; along with a host of loving family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10, at Weymouth Funeral Home, Newport News. Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. at Weymouth Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery with military honors.
For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s. Romans 14:8