Clifford Allen Al Franks, 69, of Wooster died Saturday, September 2, 2017 at West View Healthy Living.
He was born March 15, 1948 in Wooster to Bazle and Esther Fath Franks. On May 2, 1981 he married Dianne Dixon, who preceded him in death in 2013.
Al served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Right after his graduation he worked at the Gold Star Feed Company and upon his discharge from the Army he worked as a bus driver for Trail Ways then worked for the C.I.A. until his retirement in 2008. He enjoyed coin collecting, fishing and traveling to see the shows in Las Vegas.
Al is survived by his brother Joe (Betsy) Franks of Wooster; several nieces and nephews, a sister-in-law Connie Franks of New Pittsburg and a brother-in-law Lyle (Karen) Dixon of Sharpsburg, Maryland.
Along with his wife, Al was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Ed Franks.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Jeff Franks officiating. Interment will follow in Reedsburg Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00-8:00 PM.
Contributions may be directed to Crossroads Hospice of NE Ohio. 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Green, OH 44685.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Crossroads Hospice of NE Ohio. 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Green, OH 44685.
Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home
Friday from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home