Todd Justin Francis, age 30, died late Wednesday evening at the Cleveland Clinic, where he had been a patient for the past two weeks.
He was born April 19, 1986, in Ashtabula, the son of Arthur W. Francis and Roberta L. Williams. He had been a lifetime resident of Jefferson, and was currently living with his girlfriend Misty Magley. Todd was a 2004 graduate of Jefferson Area High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, serving in the Afghanistan War. He was formerly employed with the Avery-Dennison Corp.
Todd's pastimes included golf, fishing, bowling and playing softball. He had recently enrolled in on-line college courses in business management.
Survivors include his father, Arthur W. Francis of Jefferson; his mother, Roberta L. "Bobbi" (Raymond) Francis-Michaels of Jamestown, Pa.; two children, Carson and Paige Francis in Youngstown; and two brothers, Jason A. (Carol) Francis and Scott M. (Donna) Francis, both of Jefferson.
His grandparents, Donald and Beatrice Francis, and Donald Williams and Shirley Williams Lyons, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at the Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, with George Kapferer leading the service. Burial will be in Lenox Center Cemetery. Geneva VFW Post #6846 will offer military honors.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday, from 4-7 p.m., at the Funeral Home.
The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff are honored to serve the Todd Francis family. Visit fleming-billman.com to view obituary, express condolences, send a flower or light a candle.
Published on April 16, 2017