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Bradley "Bub" Francis III

December 13, 1959 — June 7, 2022

Bradley "Bub" Francis III


Bradley "Bub" Francis III, age 62, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away June 7, 2022, at his home in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

He was born in Louisa, Kentucky August 13,1959, a son of the late Bradley and Covie June (Osbourne) Francis.

On May 28, 1978, Brad married Janine Suzanne (Forsythe) Francis in Lewistown, Ohio and she survives in Bellefontaine. He is also survived by his five children, Jennifer (Dwayne) Horsley of West Liberty, Misty (Ronald) Suder II of Belington, West Virginia, Brandi Francis of Bellefontaine, Natasha (Jason) Mueller of West Liberty, and Brad Lee (Marianna) Francis of Huntsville; 15 grandchildren, Dwayne Jr., Levi, Garrett, Camey, Tyler, Nevaeh, Ronald III "Tres", Nolan, Camden, Amaru "Ru", Skylor, Alyssa, Kaycee, Kinsley, and Brighton; 5 great grandchildren; two sisters, Loretta (Joel) Boyer and Tami (Mike) Devine; a brother, Bobby (Mary) Francis; a brother-in-law, Mick Graybill; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bradley was preceded in death by three sisters, Brenda Penny, Elizabeth Graybill, and Evelyn “Evon” Little; two brothers, Phillip Francis, and an infant brother.

Brad was an active member at Wake Up The World Ministries Church in Bellefontaine. Brad would always put other’s needs before his own. He had a passion for hunting and being outdoors. He enjoyed going to yard sales and turning “junk” into something of value with his gifted mechanic skills. Brad most loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Pastor Terry Robinson will officiate a celebration of life service at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Wake Up The World Ministries in Bellefontaine.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

    Wake Up The World Ministries Roof Fund

    600 E. Brown Ave.

    Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Francis family.

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Past Services

Celebration of Life

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Starts at 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wake Up The World Ministries

600 E Brown Ave, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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