Mr. James “Jim” Franklin Fraysure, 83, of Augusta, Kentucky, died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the Hospice Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Betty L. Bach Fraysure.


Jim was born July 24, 1936 in Augusta to his parents, the late James Franklin and Katherine Boothe Fraysure Collins. Prior to retirement, he was a dispatcher for Aberdeen Express Trucking. He also previously served in the United States Army and was a member of the Augusta Volunteer Fire Department.


In addition to his wife, Jim leaves behind one son, Darren Fraysure (Julie) of Augusta; one daughter, Debra Fraysure-McCormick (Dennis) of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Colton Fraysure (Hannah Haight), Haley Fraysure, Taylor McCormick, Kyle McCormick, Andrew Fraysure, and Amanda Fraysure. Survivors also include three great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Jackie Fraysure; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Fraysure, his granddaughter, Erica Fraysure; and his brother, Bill Fraysure.


Graveside services will take place in a private family ceremony at the St. Augustine Cemetery.  The family will host an open house reception in celebration of Jim’s life on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 308 East Riverside Drive, Augusta, KY. Friends are welcome to drop by any time between 2pm and 6pm.


In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL, 60601. Donations may also be made through the association’s website linked below.

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