Robert J. FRANZ

  • "Bob was always such a kind GENTLEMAN....and all who knew..."
    - Debbie Steinorth Beaty
  • "I will continue to pray for you and your family...Jackie..."
    - Jackie Mcknight
  • "For Nancy, family, friends, and colleagues of Bob, we have..."
    - Keith Davis
  • "I've never met anyone that lived a life more closely..."
    - Stephen Zambito
  • "Going miss a geat guy...Enjoyed knowing him, playing..."
    - Gerry Neese

FRANZ, Robert J. age 71, died suddenly June 7, 2014 in Nashville, TN. Robert earned two Masters Degrees and was a NYC Police Officer for 20 years and an Investigator for Pinellas County Schools in Clearwater for 10 years. He was an award winning photographer and a lifetime athlete who played football in high school (recognized as an All-City player) and at Hofstra University, ran marathons around the country and loved to play golf. He participated in Senior Softball in Jackson, TN. Robert lived in Nashville with Nancy Zambito-Franz, and leaves behind a loving family, including Dianne Franz and their sons, Adam and Damon; his brother, Tony Franz; Cathy, Stephen, Lori, James and Benjamin Zambito, and Francine and Denise Dudek. A Celebration of Robert's life will occur at the Belleview YMCA in Nashville, TN, at 4 pm, on June 22. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert's name to the Fifty Forward Program at the Bellevue YMCA, Edwin Werner Park in Nashville, TN or the Exchange Club in Jackson or Bellevue, TN. Robert Franz will be greatly missed in this world. Nashville Funeral and Cremation Service (615)256-1605
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 14, 2014
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