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Information for Joseph E. "Joe" Francis

16 January, 1929 - 22 August, 1995

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1995

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Joseph 'Joe' Francis

    Joseph E. "Joe" Francis, 67, died Tuesday August 22, 1995, at West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell.  Graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 25th at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Joe was born January 16, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, to Mary and John Francis.  He was reared and educated in New York.  He entered the U.S. Air Force in February of 1946.  He was Honorably discharged in March of 1949.  Later Joe worked for RCA and owned and operated his own T.V. repair business.  Joe was truly a "Handyman".  If Joe couldn't fix it, it wasn't broken.  Joe never met anyone he didn't like and was aslways htere for anyone in need.  He was known by all the children in his neighborhood as Uncle Joe.
    Joe is survived by his daughter Chris Washburn of Caldwell, and his son Nick Francis of Cocoa, Florida.  Joe is also survived by seven grandchildren, Kara Sabin of Boise; Kalee and Krista Allcott of Caldwell; Arthur, Ethan, Nicholas and Lindsey Francis of Cocoa, Florida.

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