OBITUARY

Larry R. Frank Sr.

29 January, 19522 September, 2020
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Larry R. Frank Sr., 68 of Clarksville, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at home.

He was born January 29, 1952 in Fairmont, WV, a son of the late Larry and Anna Green Frank.

Larry was a 1969 graduate of Farmington High School, Farmington, WV.

He was a member of St. Thomas worship site of the St. Matthias Parish, a member of the United Mine Workers of America and a member of the Lion’s Club.

Larry was a retired coal miner form Emerald Resources, where he was known for his great work ethic and pride in his work.

Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, golfing and was well known for playing his accordion for his children’s weddings and other events. He most loved playing with his grandchildren.

On April 14, 1973 he married, “The love of his life”, Yvonne Marshall, who survives.

Also surviving are three children, Larry (Shanda) Frank Jr. of Rices Landing, Angela (David) Ray of McDonald, and Amy (Boomie) Taylor of Clarksville; eight grandchildren, Emma Frank, Kierstyn Webster, Kylie Webster, Lawson Frank, Gianni Ray, Marco Ray, Jax Taylor, and Brooke Taylor; three sisters, Betty (Dick) Priester of Norfolk, VA, Roseanne (William) Mason of Wheelersburg, OH, and Rita Frank of Fairmont, WV.

Deceased is a brother, Nick Frank and a sister, Renee Paknik.

In following CDC guidelines of 25 people at a time in the funeral home, wearing masks and social distancing, friends will be received on Monday, September 7, 2020 from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., in the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where a Blessing Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 8, 2020 with Fr. J. Francis Frazer officiating. Interment will follow in Jefferson Cemetery, Jefferson. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Yvonne Frank, Spouse
  • Larry (Shanda) Frank Jr., Son
  • Angela (David) Ray, Daughter
  • Amy (Boomie) Taylor, Daughter
  • Emma Frank, Kierstyn Webster, Kylie Webster, Lawson Frank, Gianni Ray, Marco Ray, Jax Taylor and Brooke Taylor, grandchildren
  • Betty (Dick) Priester, Sister
  • Roseanne (William) Mason, Sister
  • Rita Frank, Sister
  • Deceased is a brother, Nick Frank; and a sister, Renee Paknik.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Larry R. Frank Jr.
  • David Ray
  • Boomie Taylor
  • William Marshall
  • Richard Kovar
  • Wayne Dennison
  • Lawson Frank, Honorary Bearer
  • Gianni Ray, Honorary Bearer
  • Marco Ray, Honorary Bearer
  • Jax Taylor, Honorary Bearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, 7 September , 2020

  • Blessing Service

    Tuesday, 8 September , 2020

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Jim Ross

20 October 2020

Larry and I were great friends growing up together in No.9. I remember when he started taking accordion lessons. Unfortunately, we lost track of each other after high school graduation and I really regret not reaching out over all those years. To the entire Frank family, please accept the condolences of the Ross family on the passing of a truly wonderful man.

Linda Cox

7 September 2020

I remember Larry as a quiet, sweet guy in high school. I am so very sorry to hear of his passing. Your family is in my prayers. Linda Ross Cox

Gary Swaney

7 September 2020

Yvonne and family,
So very sorry for the loss of Larry. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Gary and Vic Shuckhart

6 September 2020

Sending our condolences. We enjoyed working with Larry all those years at Emerald.

Amy Taylor

5 September 2020

Sherry Marshall

5 September 2020

Yvonne and family,

I'm so very sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Over the years every interaction I've had with Larry were pleasant ones. He was always very kind. Larry showed in his words and actions how very much he loved his family.. He never had an unkind word to say about anyone. Please know I'm here if any of you need anything day or night.. Sending many prayers in this time of sorrow.

Charlene Hawkins (Kovarbasich)

5 September 2020

I am so sorry to learn of Larry’s passing. I send my sincere sympathy to his loved ones. We lived next door to the Frank family at No.9 when we were all children.

Jim Armstrong

5 September 2020

Angie, Dave, Gianni and Marco, We’re sorry for you loss - you are in our prayers. Angie it sounds like your dad was a great guy.

Jim, Stephanie and Liam Armstrong

Michelle Ansel

5 September 2020

Yvonne and family,
I am so sorry to read of Larry’s passing. May God comfort you during this tough time.
Love to you all.
Michelle

Vicki Palmer

5 September 2020

To Yvonne and family,
I'm so very sorry to read this, I pray God gives you all strength and blessings to remember the great times together, the bonds you've made over the years, the tears you've wiped for one another and the love you grew together! God bless you all!

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