Albert Richard [Pioneer] Francis

January 25, 2023

[Augustus Funeral Home and Cremation Service]

Augustus Funeral Home regrets to announce the passing of Mr. Albert Richard [Pioneer] Francis.

A homegoing service for Mr. Albert Richard [Pioneer] Francis, loving husband the late Una Myrtle [Mary] Francis, son of the late William and Nora Francis , father to Paula Durham [late Coolidge], Pamela Wilkinson, Scherene Bailey [Cornell Sr.], Tanya Johnson [Marc], and Zina Francis-Smith [late Colin], brother to Ethel Van Putten, Gwendolyn Lambert [late Bernell] , the late Sinclair Francis, Cyril Francis, Kingsley Francis, in his 88th year of 5 Duke of Kent Street, St George’s, will be held at the St. Peter’s Anglican Church on Thursday, January 26th, 2023 at 12.00pm.

Interment will follow at St. Mark’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church on Thursday, January 26th, 2023 from 11:00am to 11:55am.

Lovingly survived by grandchildren Kenisha Dill [late Robert], Coolidge Durham Jr., Mahtorrie Wilkinson, Cornell Bailey Jr; great-grandchildren Zoriahnna Francis, Xavion Dill, Nieces, Claire Francis, Sabrina DeSilva, Patrice Minors, Lenora Crane; nephews Lloyd Van Putten [late], Allan, Noel Van Putten, [Calleta], Alvin Francis [Leticia], Cyril Crane, Maxwell [Glenda], Shaun [ Grace] and Paul Lambert; special friends Francis family, Jones family, Florence Gibbons and family, Catherine Blakeney and family, Olive and Leonard Postlethwaite and family, Jimmy Francis, Earl Francis, Ming family, Wainwright family, Van Putten family, Lambert family, Michael and Milton Jones [Louis Ming], Charlie Marshall, Mickey Foggo, David Foggo, Foggo Carpentry crew, Edward Robinson, Winslow [Bronky] Minors, Mr. Peterson, Myron Brangman, Marvin Fox, Richard Pearson, Derek Paynter [Triangle], Irene Coram, Durham family, Calvin Smith, the St. George’s community, Rev. Dr. Pastor Lorne Bean and Richard Allen AME Church family, Rev. Marie Loewen, St Peter’s Church family, numerous family and friends.

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