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Franklin "Frank" Clarke

December 24, 1936 — April 22, 2022

Fairfield Twp.

Franklin Pierce Clarke, passed away peacefully at home on April 22, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.

Frank was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Veneta and Lonnie Clarke.

Frank served in the United States Army prior to moving to Cincinnati, Ohio where he worked for Ford Motor Company of Sharonville for 41 years and was a member of the Masonic lodge.

Frank leaves behind the love of his life (wife), Marcia Clarke and their four children, Lonnie (Kim) Clarke, Danny (Jaime) Clarke, Gary Clarke, and Melissa (Chico) Clarke-Robinson; his brother, Walter Clarke; sister-in-law, Lori Casteel (Glenn); along with 4 nieces, Susan, Lynn, Julie, and Tammy; 3 nephews, Ben, Chris, and Sam; along with host of close friends.

Frank enjoyed Drag Racing and spending time with his family of 16 grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley, Josh, Danielle, Taylor, Sierra, Hunter, Jessica, Cameron, Brittany, Larry, Lacey, Logan, Chico, Collin, and Hailey.

20 great grandchildren Anthony, Mila, Emma, Waylon, Kallie, Alyssa, Evelyn, Hudson, Phoenix, Nicolas, Caleb, Emma, Owen, Frankie, Aubrielle, Alayah, Liani, Noelani, Leland, and Tylen.

Many will miss Frank; he was a delightful, fun, loving father, grandfather and friend.

The family would like to give thanks to Hospice of Cincinnati for the loving care provided and Special thanks to Lifeline Pharmacy for all their support in the family’s time of need.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Vorhis & Ryan Funeral Home, 11365 Springfield Pk., Springdale, OH 45246 from 10 AM until time of Masonic and funeral service beginning at 11 AM.

Burial will follow in Arlington Memorial Gardens.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263 .

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 30, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Masonic Service

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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Burial

Arlington Memorial Gardens

2145 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231

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