Francis H. EldredNovember 2, 1931 ~ July 19, 2017 (age 85)
Francis H. Eldred passed away on July 19, 2017 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. He was born on November 2, 1931 to the late Hubert and Gertrude (Eddie) Eldred.
Francis, a life-long resident of Akron, NY served in the U.S. Army from 1951 - 1953. He worked for the Erie County Highway Dept. for 35 years, retiring as a foreman in 1986. Francis enjoyed hunting and wood crafting and was a member of the Akron Rifle and Sportsman Club as well as a charter and life-long member of V.F.W. Post #3180. All will remember him joyfully singing with a big smile on his face.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lucille (Redman) Eldred; two sons, Francis, "Butch" (Lorene) Eldred and Mike (Linda) Eldred; two daughters, Linda (Brian) Wight and Rita (Chuck) Powell as well as 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. A brother, Jimmy (Mary) Eldred; sisters, Joann (Bill) Oakes, Nancy (Norm) Emerling and Beverly Summe; sister-in-law, Lois Eldred also survive him. Francis is predeceased by a brother, Robert Eldred.
Friends and relatives may call on Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 2-4 p.m and 6-8 p.m. at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, 10 Eckerson Avenue, where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 24 at 11:00 a.m.
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