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Francis DARSEY Jr.

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DARSEY Jr., Francis Francis Grover, Darsey, Jr., "Frank," 78, died peacefully on October 15, 2013. in Ellijay, GA He made his career primarily in the soft drink business, working at various times in Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, and Georgia for Canada Dry and its local affiliates, Hunt Wesson Foods, Bubble Up, and Pepsico. After his retirement he pursued his sports photography, business full-time. For more than forty years, Frank photographed little league, high school, and professional sports teams throughout Georgia and in adjoining states. Frank's wife, Helen Buckley Darsey, died in January, 2011. He is survived by five children from his first marriage and by his sister, Sarah Darsey Avary and his brother, Leonard Darsey. A memorial service for Frank's Georgia friends will beheld at the Bernhardt Funeral Home in Ellijay, GA on Oct 25 at 2pm visitation beginning at 1:30pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the MichaelJ.Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 20, 2013
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