Robert Ellis Francisco, age 81 of Ringgold, GA, passed away July 7, 2021. Born in Sale Creek, TN, he moved to Catoosa County, GA in 1970 with his wife Virginia. He loved yard work, gardening and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He retired from Ahlstrom Filtration after 29 years of dedicated service.
Mr. Francisco was preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Alpha Francisco; and brothers, Glen Francisco and Boyd Francisco.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 50 years, Virginia Francisco; sons, Anthony Francisco and Neal Stoker; daughters, Deborah Hatton and Carol Stoker; grandchildren, Ashley Sexton, Cassie Stoker, Jeremy Stoker, Destinee Todd and Niki Everett; great-grandchildren, Bryce Osbourn, Chance Sexton, Cobie Phillips Eisley Everett and Emalynn Everett; several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be 12pm until 2pm Saturday with Funeral Service to follow at 2pm in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel of Wilson funeral Home, Rev. Jimmy McClure officiating. Burial will be private.
Arrangements entrusted to W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes Fort Oglethorpe Chapel, 555 W. Cloud Springs Road Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. (706)866-5555 Online condolences at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com