Jack Francis – August 17, 2012

Jack Francis, 74, of Amarillo, died Friday, August 17, 2012.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2012 in Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd., with Dr. G.A. Roach officiating.
Mr. Francis was born on February 26, 1938 in Erick, Oklahoma to Leona and Charlie Francis.  He worked at Pantex in the heating and air department.    He belonged to the refrigeration service engineers society.
He married his high school sweetheart, Velma Davis, on July 20, 1956, in Erick, Okla. They moved to Amarillo and raised their children. They became partners in MF Automotive. They built their retirement home.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years on July 20, 2012.
Survivors include three sons, Mark Francis and wife Gail, Kim Francis and Lindal Francis and wife Connie, all of Amarillo; a daughter, Teena Kochendarfer and husband Kurt of Phoenix; eight grandchildren, Jeff Helton, Chris Helton and wife Natasha, and Chelcee Francis, all of Amarillo, Brandon Francis and wife Shauna of Spring, and Jessica Masanotti and husband Nick, Adam Kochendarfer, Alyssa Kochendarfer, Kristina Kochendarfer, all of Phoenix; and nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Brook Francis of Grove, Oklahoma and Chuck Francis of Williamsburg, Virginia; and a sister, Janice Ohmart of Amarillo.
The family suggests memorials to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176.
Leave online condolences at www.boxwellbrothers.com.

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