William Franklin “Frank” Hafer

By | December 27, 2019

William Franklin “Frank” Hafer, age 79, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019 at Oakwood Community Health Center of Jackson. He was born Aug. 24, 1940 to the late Carl and Louise Hafer.

He is survived by his baby brother, Michael (Tammy) Hafer of Georgia; his three children: William Franklin (Renae) Hafer, Jr. of Covington, Ohio, Thomas Wayne (Tammy) Hafer and Donna Jean Hafer, all of Jackson, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his ex-wife, Vera Frances (Israel) Hafer; his brother, Buzz Hafer; and sister, Catherine Louise (Hafer) Anido.

Frank was a hard-working man who enjoyed working outdoors, cutting firewood, gardening and farming. He loved animals of all kinds and had several throughout his lifetime.

He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them; especially his mother who passed just a few short years ago. He will be missed greatly but is in a better place.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jorge Anido officiating. Burial will follow at Campbell Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com