John Walter Fraser, Jr., 78 passed on July 26, 2022 at his home in Mission, Texas. John was born in Sinton, TX to John W. Sr. and Anita Fraser on October 10, 1943. He fondly recalls his younger years as being an idyllic small-town childhood. He graduated from Sinton High School then went on to study education at Texas A & I University, Kingsville attaining both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He taught in Agua Dulce, and Kingsville before moving to Mission where he was a high school counselor for 28 ½ years retiring in 1997. While beginning his teaching career he met his wife , Linda Scherer, through mutual friends. They were happily married for 55 years. \n John was an avid hunter and enjoyed the camaraderie of the camp fire. He spent many a weekend hunting with friends and family. John was also a lover of Texas history and enjoyed reading books on the topic as well as visiting historical sites. \n He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Bobby. He is survived by wife Linda, daughter Veanne, son-in-law Rudy Torrez, grandson, the joy of his life, Brody and sister Linda Smith (Terry). \n A graveside service will be held at a later date at Sinton Cemetery in Sinton, TX. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Speer Memorial Library, Mission, TX or charity of choice.