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John Henry Francis, Jr.

d. October 6, 2020

John Henry Francis, Jr. Of Cornelius, NC passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the age of 85. After several years of declining health, dad died peacefully in the dedicated care of Hospice in Huntersville, NC along with his children.

Dad was born in Albany, New York on January 3, 1935 to John and Irene Francis. The oldest of three sons, Dad finished school in New York and then joined the Navy. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, he spent his entire work career with Duke Power Company first in Winston-Salem, then was promoted to a position in Charlotte, NC with Duke Power Company.

Dad was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mildred Foltz Francis and 1 brother. He is survived by his 3 children, Raygina Peak, Derek Francis and Marianne Francis; 4 grandchildren – Nicholas Peak, Josh Peak, Brandon Francis and Chase Francis; 6 beautiful great grandchildren – Nolan and Jaxon Peak, Hadley Peak, Ryker and Zephie Francis and Genevieve Francis.

Due to our non-friend, the coronavirus, only a graveside burial will be held on Saturday, October 10 at Friedberg Moravian Church in Winston-Salem at 11:00.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Friedberg Moravian Church Cemetery

2269 Friedberg Church Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27127

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