Frant W. Greenwald

Frank W. Greenwald

Mr. Frank W. Greenwald, 80, of Florence, Ala., passed away Jan. 17, 2013 at Helen Keller Hospital. He was a native of Edinburg, Texas, but spent most of his growing up years in San Antonio, Texas. His career was with the US Navy for 20 years, retiring August 1970 as Chief Petty Officer First Class. He was a photographer, skills of which he used long after his USN retirement.

He was a faithful member of Jackson Heights Church of Christ, serving there as deacon and photographer for 12 years. He graduated from the University of North Alabama August 1980.

Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 from 1-3 p.m. at Elkins Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. in the Chapel, with Bro. Brian Jarrett of Galatin, Tenn. officiating. Burial will be at Florence City Cemetery.

Mr. Greenwald was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Willie Neill Morrow Greenwald; brother, Robert Greenwald.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Koonce Greenwald; daughter, Susan Greenwald Freeze (Eddie); son, Alan Greenwald (Sally); grandchildren, Stephanie Stevenson (Melvin), Will Lard, Alyssa and Aaron Greenwald; great-grandchildren, Zach Stevenson, Gracie and Andy Lard; brothers, Floyd Greenwald (Marla) and Charles Greenwald; sister, Janice Claborn.

Pallbearers will be Alan Greenwald, Aaron Greenwald, Will Lard, Eddie Freeze, Melvin Stevenson, Sr., Melvin Stevenson, Jr., David Williams, and Roger Williams.

Family requests no flowers, but memorials made to Mars Hill Bible School.

A special thanks to all of the doctors and nurses that provided care for him during his stay at ECM and Helen Keller hospitals and J. W. Sommers Rehab.

Mr. Greenwald will be best remembered for his kindness and gentleness toward others. He was generous in nature, never complaining of whatever befell him, and lover of God and family.

II Timothy 4:7-1 have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.

You are invited to sign the on-line guest registry at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com

Published in Florence Times Daily on Jan. 19, 2013