Russell E Frakes

April 19, 1929 ~ July 27, 2019 (age 90)


Russell E. Frakes, 90, of Plymouth, IL died at 5:17 pm Saturday July 27, 2019 at Culbertson Hospital in Rushville, IL.

He was born on April 19, 1929 near Plymouth, IL to Warney and Ida Reed Frakes. He was married to Ruth E. Lyons. She preceded him in death on December 9, 2015.

Russell had worked most  as a shuttle bus driver at the Los Angeles, Ca airport. He enjoyed socializing with his many friends. Russell proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He is survived by 2 sons; Randy (Linda Cain) Frakes of Plymouth, IL and Doug (Wendy) Frakes of Irving, TX; a daughter, Cheryl (Tim) Goodman of Bentonville, ARK, 2 sisters, Norma (Ronnie) Porter of Colchester, IL and Lola Elliott of Mt. Sterling, IL, 7 grandchildren,  and numerous great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Rusty Frakes, 2 brothers, George and Rex Frakes, 4 sisters, Helen Frakes, Ellen Davis, Martha Bly and Florence Shippy.

A visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am Saturday August 3, 2019 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL. Burial will follow the visitation at Stoneking cemetery near Industry, IL. Memorials may be made to his family to help with expenses.

The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.

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August 3, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hamilton Funeral Home
200 Orchard Street
Augusta, IL 62311

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