Franklin V. Modlin, Sr.

November 23, 1922August 5, 2018

Frank V. Modlin, Sr. of Hampton, Virginia passed away at the age of 95.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Glendora Modlin; his two sons, Frank Modlin Jr. and his wife Kelley, and Michael Modlin and his wife Marilyn; and his two daughters, Vickie Canfield and her husband Tony, and Linda Kearney and her husband Anthony. He enjoyed a long list of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mr. Modlin was a veteran of World War II and a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a long time member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Hampton.

Services will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the Bethel Baptist Church at 1647 Briarfield Road. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm and services to follow at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Hampton-Veterans Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to recognize all of the caregivers who provided comfort and care during the past few months. Special thanks to Ray, April, Janet, Leah, Jackie and the entire Riverside Hospice team.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Nathan and Diane Fray missionaries to Brazil. Donations can be sent to Bethel Baptist Church, 1647 Briarfield Road, Hampton, Virginia. 23669.

Friends are encouraged to visit to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.


  • Glendora Modlin, Wife
  • Frank Modlin, Jr. and wife, Kelley, Son
  • Michael Modlin and wife, Marilyn, Son
  • Vickie Canfield and husband, Tony, Daughter
  • Linda Kearney and husband, Anthony, Daughter
  • Long List of Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren, *
  • Alfred Modlin, Father
  • Patty Boyd, Mother

  • Nathan and Diane Fray missionaries to Brazil


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Franklin V. Modlin, Sr.

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Allan Modlin

August 17, 2018

We missed you at the Modlin reunion in Williamston over the past several years. My condolences to
your family. Hey, you've made it home! What's that song about whose going to guard heavens scene?
Thank you for your service.

Second cousin,

Allan Modlin