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Frank S. Gillikin Sr.

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Frank S. Gillikin Sr.

Virginia Beach - Frank S. Gillikin Sr., age 78, son of now deceased Luther and Lessie Gillikin of Beaufort, North Carolina went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Frank graduated with the 1953 Beaufort Sea Dogs and later received degrees from East Carolina Teacher College now East Carolina University. Frank attended the historical St. Paul's Church where as a young man taught Sunday school. In 1967, as a member of the St. Francis Episcopal Church he served on the board as the senior warden. Frank retired in 1992 after 35 years as an educator in North Carolina and Virginia school systems. He holds a life time achievement award in the Virginia PTA.

He is survived by his family which includes his loving wife of 57 years, Carol Gillikin, sons Frank S. Gillikin, Jr. and Benjamin L. Gillikin, four grandchildren Alex, Luther, Chandler and Emily, and siblings, Edna Brock and Raymond Gillikin, of Beaufort, North Carolina.

A gathering will be held at St Francis Episcopal Church on Saturday, May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

A grave side service will be held in Beaufort, North Carolina on Monday, May 12, at 10 a.m. under the beautiful Live Oak trees at the Ocean View Cemetery.

Flowers are welcomed or donations may be made to the St Francis Episcopal Church Building Fund, c/o 508 Rosemont Road, Virginia Beach, Va. 23452.

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 10, 2014
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