October 13, 1935 ~ January 8, 2015
William Ross Franck of the Presbyterian Village in Austell, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 8. 2015. Born in Bethlehem, West Virginia the son of George Everett and Nora Ellen Franck, Ross graduated from Wheeling High School in 1953 and was a long time employee of Wheeling Pittsburg Steel and Corrugating Company. Ross was married to the late Kathryn Abernathy Franck and they had one son, Brian Franck of the home. In addition to Brian, Ross is survived by a nephew, Johnny Franck of Lawrenceville, close personal friend Geneva Cole of Wheeling, WV., sister-in-law two brother-in-laws and their spouses and numerous nieces and nephews. Ross was a veteran of the United States Army and was stationed for part of his tour of duty in France. For many years the Franck’s were members of the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church where Kathryn served for several years as a Elder. Brian is a 1983 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School, 1988 graduate of Erskine College and is employed by Sage Dining Services as a chef. Visitation for family and friends will be on Sunday January 11th from 2-4pm at Wages and Sons Funeral Home. The Services will be held on Monday in the chapel of the funeral home at 1pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Paul Ard Scholarship Fund at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville Georgia 30046, (770) 963-9498.