OBITUARY

Frank X Homan

August 1, 1928August 24, 2013

Frank X. Homan, 85, passed away peacefully Saturday night, August 24, 2013, at his Port Royal home in Naples, Florida. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years and the love of his life, Margo Schott Homan.

Frank was the family patriarch and is survived by 42 loving members. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 1,1928, Frank lived with his parents, Theodore J. and Matilda Kokenge Homan, and four brothers, Theodore J., Robert L., Daniel P., and Paul A. Homan all of whom preceded him in death. Frank was a devoted father to his six children, Frank X. Homan Jr. (Tish) of Naples; Walter "Chip" Homan (Laura), Margi H. Masters (John), Sophia H. Male (Chuck), Holly Homan-Witte and Christine A. Homan all of Cincinnati, OH. He is also survived by fourteen Grandchildren and thirteen Great-Grandchildren. Frank was a retired Automotive Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor/ Developer. In 1956, he started his business career with Auto-Vehicle Parts Co., currently the largest manufacturer and supplier of Automotive Clips and Fasteners to the global Automotive aftermarket. He owned Auto-Vehicle Parts Co. for almost sixty years. Frank also enjoyed renovating large residential properties, which included the Vernon Manor Hotel, a Cincinnati Landmark and the River Terrace apartment complex. He was responsible for converting the first Cincinnati high-rise apartment complex, the Madison House into 175 luxury residential condominiums, in the 1970's and 1980's. Although Frank was blessed with many successful business ventures, he most enjoyed spending time traveling the world with family and friends on his yacht "NAMOH". Frank was a devoted Catholic, who started his day attending daily mass for over sixty years. He always credited God with his successes and good fortune.He and his wife, Margo, established The Homan Foundation in 1969. Since then, The Homan Foundation has contributed to charities and less fortunate individuals in the U.S. and around the world. Being an avid golfer, affectionately known as "Everyday", Frank's last major gift was the "Francis Xavier Homan Golf Complex", an indoor golf facility for Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. He will be remembered most for his love and devotion to family, his warm and contagious smile, great sense of humor, thoughtfulness and generosity to others. A Mass of Christian Burial and celebration of his Life will be held at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Naples Florida. Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to either the Frank X. Homan Scholarship Fund ℅ Summit Country Day School, 2161 Grandin Rd Cincinnati, Ohio 45208 or St. Ann's Tuition Assistance Fund, 475 Ninth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 30, 2013
REMEMBERING

Frank X Homan

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY

receive updates when new memories are posted

RECEIVE UPDATES

February 13, 2014

Sorry to learn of franks passing.he was an old school buddy and friend. Lots of good childhood memories at mt.
Lookout. Richard and Julie boesch

Rick Harsnett

September 1, 2013

Thank you Homans for sharing your Dad with me for 47 years he was "the best" !

Patti Clancy

August 31, 2013

Dear Frank and Tish,
I am saddened to learn of your father's passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Patti Clancy

Charles A Johns

August 31, 2013

Frank and Tish--
Our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family with the loss of a great man.
With our condolences--
Chuck and Mary Beth Johns

August 30, 2013

It has been a great privilege to have
known Frank. He faced his illness with
great courage which should be an inspiration to all.My deepest sympathy
to all his family.
Dr. Spano

August 30, 2013

Our heartfelt sympathy for the entire Homan family on your loss of a great man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you celebrate Frank's life.
Cliff and Jeanne Robson

August 30, 2013

Frank and Margo leave a tremendous family as their legacy.Our condolences go out to them as they celebrate Frank's life.
Cindy and Chris MacConnell

Sylvia Salas

August 30, 2013

My thoughts and prayers to the entire Homan Family.
He was an extraordinary man.
God Bless!!

Joan & Lou Lauch

August 30, 2013

We were blessed to know your Dad, Chip! Our love and prayers to you, Laura and the Homan family!

August 29, 2013

Our deepest sympathies to all the Homans. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Karen & Frank Crane