Charles R. Frank, 75, of Jamestown, died Monday (Feb. 11, 2013) in his home.
He was born July 14, 1937, in Jamestown, the son of the late Raymond and LauraBelle Whitman Frank.
Charles was a 1956 graduate of Southwestern Central School and was a member of the Army National Guard from Jan. 11, 1955 until Jan. 10, 1958.
For 43 years, he was employed at Marlin Rockwell Corp in both the Falconer and Jamestown Plants, retiring in 1999.
He was a member of the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, Lakewood Memorial Post 1286 American Legion, a life member of Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association, War Vets Recreation where he was a member of the Tuesday night pinochle league and a retired member of UAW Local 338.
Surviving are his wife, Linda L. Carlson Frank with whom he celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Dec. 22, 2012; three children, Mark (Mary) Frank of Ashville, Kelly (Jeff) Kroon of Jamestown and David (Jodey Johnson) Frank of Sinclairville; six grandchildren, Mark (Brenda) Frank II of Bradford, Pa., Jason (Michelle) Frank of Clymer, N.Y., John (Jordan Copeland) Kroon of Edmond, Okla., Krista Kroon of Buffalo, Racquel Frank and David Frank; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty (Wallace) Carlson of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Frewsburg, N.Y., and Carol (Richard) Tucker of Honeoye, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon Frank; and a brother, James Frank.
At his request, there will be no visitation or service. Memorials may be made to the Jamestown Boys and Girls Club, 62 Allen St. Jamestown, N.Y. 14701; or the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, N.Y. 14701.
Light a candle in remembrance of Charles at www.lindfuneralhome.com.