Funeral service for Frankie Schwartz was November 4, 2019 at James & Gahr Mortuary, Salem, with Lyndell Decker, Amzie Troyer, Joas Yoder officiating.
Interment was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Walter Acord, Eddie Wofford, Rodney Land, Dwayne Land, Austin Larson and Cody Wofford. Honorary pallbearers were Matthew Schwartz, Rich Furmanick, Cache Furmanick.
Mr. Schwartz was born October 31, 1933 in Summersville to Walter and Almeda (Steelman) Schwartz. He married Dorothy Brooks February 11, 1955. They were the parents of five children. Mr. Schwartz died October 25, 2019 at the age of 85 years.
Survivors include his children, Jamie Schwartz and wife, Shirley, Salem; Cora Dotson and husband, Jim, Salem; and Laura Furmanick and husband, Rich, Raymond, New Hampshire; grandchildren, Tera Shaw, Nicki Larson, Matthew Schwartz, Stephanie Mansell, Rhonda Wofford, Nicholas Schwartz and Cache Furmanick; and a host of extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Dorothy; sons, Danny and Tom Schwartz; sister, Patsy West.
Mr. Schwartz joined the United States Army in 1952, serving most of his military time in Okinawa. He has made history in several ways while operating his business for 60 years.