Frank "Poppy" Webster Jr.
1950 - 2018
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Frank "Poppy" Webster, Jr. age 68 of Gary, Indiana departed his earthly life on Friday, December 21, 2018. He was born June 6, 1950 in Leeds, AL to the late Bernice Hosea Carter and Frank Webster, Sr. Frank was a retiree of Gary U.S. Steel where he was head griever for United Steel Workers Local 1014. After retiring he became "Coach Webster" devoting his time to mentoring youth through his many years of coaching Gary Miller Little League baseball. Frank was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather Lee Henry Carter; siblings Henry Espy (Bay), Leonia and Penelope (Penny); niece Twyla Carter. Frank is survived by his loving and devoted wife Julia Webster; sons Frank Webster, III (Tierra), David Webster, Sr. (Tiana), Reginald Webster, Sr. (Miko); Grandchildren Hannah, Frank Joseph, Nicole, MaKayla, Raylene, Reginald Jr., Ryan, Rayshawn, Derrick, David Jr.; great-grandchildren Kalin, Keelan, De'Reyonna; siblings Ronald (Diann), Arthur (Alisha), Hosea (Jacqui), Florence, Remona, Karen, Janiece, and Andrea. Affectionately known as "Unka Bruiser" to a host of nieces and nephews dear to his heart. Visitation Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. all at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 2325 W 21st Ave, Gary, IN. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Dec. 27, 2018.
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December 21, 2019
Janiece Carter
January 3, 2019
Condolences to the Webster family,Frank a friend and co-worker may you he Rest In Peace.
Jerome Hicks
January 2, 2019
Great friend,Good guy,he will be missed
Dennis Taylor
January 1, 2019
Hosea Carter
December 31, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family. May you find joy in your cherished memories of your dear loved one. May the promise at John 6:40 give you the needed comfort in this time of grief and for days to come.
December 29, 2018
I just won'ted say ,when I'was 13'14 years of age;I always admired how you dress and kept your hair laid ,as a teen I'LOOK UP TO,when I'told you that ,you got EMOTIONAL" because you never new-Intil I' TOLD YOU.....YES I'M gonna MISS YOU,BECAUSE it was you who made it possible for me to find my GRANDSONS DESTIN,and TASEAN, I'LOVE YOU'and always have.....YES'this is STARR'S FATHER,PETER TAYLOR. the reason I'did'en make it-is because of automobile problem. PETER TAYLOR with love and repsect always.
December 29, 2018
sorry for your lost. god knows best
patricia hopson
December 28, 2018
One last thing...I was on my way to visit you Mella, but I guess God had an emergency up in heaven and needed you assistance...You were the best brother a baby sis could ask for hands down...Love you to pieces...Rest in Peace Mella! -Andrea Carter
andrea carter
December 27, 2018
You will be incredibly missed. I was so blessed to have you in my life. I would not be who I am without your influence.
Janiece Carter
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