Updated: Tue 5:15 PM, Apr 15, 2014
Funeral Home: Ingram Funeral Home
Larry Richard Francis, Jr., husband of Margaret “Marte” Jonas Francis, passed away, Monday April 14, 2014 at Camden Clark Medical Center. Born on May 17, 1968, in Marietta, OH, he was the son of Saundra Wise Francis, and the late Larry Francis, Sr. He was a 1986 graduate of Frontier High School, and a member of the Parkersburg Moose Lodge. Larry was involved in Pleasants County football and wrestling and played Frontier Alumni Football. He also worked for several car dealerships in the area including Buzzy Dils Ford, Clovis Ford, Family Ford, Superior Toyota Hyundai and Cottrills Cars. He recently worked as a correctional officer at New Castle Correctional Center in New Castle Indiana.
Survivors other than his wife and mother include one son , Christopher Francis; one sister, Melissa (Gene) Cogar; nieces and nephews, Saul and Miranda Berish, Erik Jonas, Margaret Estrada, and Cody and Zachary Jonas; sister-in-law, Lisa (Eduardo) Romero; brother-in-law, James (Peggy) Jonas, Jr., father-in-law, James (Judy) Jonas, Sr.; three uncles, Terry, :Larry (Nancy), and Gary (fiancé Cheryl) Wise; two aunts, Wanda (Jeff) Gardner, and Patricia (Bruce) Erb; and his best friend Steven Eddy.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys with John Keith officiating. Burial will follow in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.