Robert F. Stringfellow: June 30, 2018

Published 10:31 am Monday, July 2, 2018

ELLAVILLE, Ga. — Mr. Robert Franklin “Frank” Stringfellow, 73, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Mr. Stephen Fripp and the Rev. Brian Fuller officiating. Burial will follow in Andersonville National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Blake Stringfellow, Michael Sheffield, Dustin Sullivan, Wade Sullivan, Jesse Holt and Dana Payne.

Mr. Stringfellow was born April 18, 1945, in Columbus, Ga., to the late Andrew Stringfellow and Elizabeth Teate Currington.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired as an industrial mechanic from Collins and Aikman. Frank was a hard worker and loved spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. He sang the song “Waltz Across Texas” to each of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren when they were born. Mr. Stringfellow attended Ebenezer Baptist Church and loved the Lord. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Thurman Currington.

Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Dottie Underwood Stringfellow of Americus, Ga.; three children, Shelly Stringfellow Wells and her husband, Ben of Cobb, Ga., Robbie Stringfellow and his wife, Tina of Ellaville, Ga., and Ashley Stringfellow Wilson and her husband, Bryan of Americus, Ga.; a brother, Bill Stringfellow and his wife, Judy of Columbus, Ga; a stepsister, Georgia Hooker of Plant City, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Grady “A.J.” Pounders, Michael Sheffield (Lauran), Jordan Wells, Cheslie Fripp (Stephen), Blake Stringfellow (Nikki), Riley Blankenship and Rhett Wilson; and nine great-grandchildren, Lynleigh, Addy, Logan, Kendall, Samuel, Joshua, Nathan, Ellie and Dawson.

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Watson-Giddens Funeral Home of Ellaville, Ga., has been entrusted with the arrangements.