September 13, 1931 ~ July 22, 2020
Born in: Morton, IL
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Joseph J. Frank, 88, of Asheville, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020.
A native of Morton, IL, Joe was the son of the late Joseph and Louise Ingold Frank. He was a four sport letterman in high school and played baseball in college and the minor leagues. Joe graduated from Bradley University and worked as an Executive with Hagerty Steel. He was also a veteran of the US Air Force, having proudly served his country from 1955-1957.
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Richmond Frank; four sons, Beau Frank, Joe Frank (Ivonne), Tim Frank (Constanza) and Tad Frank (Chris Dahlquist), as well as eight grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 29 at St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church. A private burial will be held at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. Live streams of the Mass, military honors and burial will be available on Groce Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
To enjoy a short video clip of Joe, please scroll down below the service information to the tribute video section.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.
Funeral Mass: July 29, 2020 10:00 am
St Barnabas Catholic Church
109 Crescent Hill Drive
Arden, NC 28704