November 25, 2011
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 5:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 3 - 5 pm
Frank J. Vawter Jr., 55, of Urbana passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 25, 2011.
He was born November 23, 1956 in Kettering, Ohio and was the son of Frank Sr. and Melba (Nerney) Vawter.
Frank is survived by his wife Karen Vawter, his daughter Ashlyn Vawter of Urbana, his brother Jeff (Beth Lackey)Vawter of Springfield, his sister Sandra Lee Vawter of Dayton, his mother-in-law Julia Harris of Urbana, his brother-in-law Craig (Lisa) Harris of Topsail Island, N.C., his nephew Jeff (Nikki) Vawter and their children Mason & Maddox of Springfield, OH, his niece, Nichole Townsley and her children Maddison & Morgen of Springfield, Ohio, his niece Chelsea Harris of Springfield, Misssouri, his lifelong friend Randy (Lotus) Smith of Springfield, his friend Greg Askew of Urbana and many other friends.
Frank was a 1975 graduate of Northeastern High School, attended Clark State and Ohio University. Following college he served in the United States Marine Corps for four years. He was an Insurance agent for many years and worked as an Associate agent for the past 12 years at the Graves-Crosby Agency in Urbana. Frank enjoyed golfing, playing cards, trap shooting and traveling to the beach at Topsail Island, North Carolina. He was an active blood donor and supporter of the Ohio State Buckeyes.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law Cindy Oster.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. on Wednesday , November 30, 2011 in the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. Funeral services will follow at 5:00p.m. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.