Eugene “Gene” John Frank, 69, passed away on May 1, 2021 at his home, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on October 19, 1951, in Carrollton to the late Joseph & Gertrude (Wetstein) Frank.
He was a US Army Veteran and worked as a mechanic for over 35 years before retiring from South Side Auto.
He had a love for cars, motorcycles, his family (especially his grandchildren), his dog Molly, mushrooming and drinking coffee with his friends.
He is survived by his children: Denise (Matt) Stidd of Fieldon; Toni Frank of Jerseyville; Terry (Tiffany) Frank of Jerseyville; Robert (Alicia Mason) Frank of Jerseyville; Kilian (Samantha) Frank of Jerseyville; his grandchildren: Asher and Elizabeth Stidd; Cierra, Alexandria, William, Skyler and Noah Frank; Wyatt and Jackson Frank; Evelyn, Gabriella, Kilian Jr. and Jagger Frank; his siblings: Joanne Berry of Jerseyville, Richard Frank of Godfrey and Thomas (Jessalyn) Frank of Denton, Texas; the mothers of his children and numerous family and friends.
Graveside service will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery on Monday, May 17th at 3pm. Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post #492. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his family to help with expenses in care of Alexander Funeral Home.
His celebration of life will also be held on May 17th from 4:30 to 7:00 at 1401 S. State Street the “Old” Landreth Building in Jerseyville. All family and friends are welcome.
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