DELAWARE -- Dale "Fran" Andrews, 77, Cookeville, Tenn., formerly of Delaware, passed away December 1, 2012.
He was born March 6, 1935, on the east side of Delaware, Ohio. He married Sandra Lou Jervis, also of Delaware, September 6, 1957.
He is survived by his brother, Bid Andrews, of Delaware; and six children, Lori Cook of Crossville Tenn., Dale "Tony" Andrews of Bryan, Ohio, Tom Andrews of Rome, Ind., Beth Andrews of Bryan, Ohio, Connie Greer of Luna Pier, Mich., and Katherine Kidd, Sparta, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He retired from General Motors, Defiance, Ohio, in 1993. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fraternal Order of Eagles, the United Auto Workers Union, Grace Methodist Church in Delaware, St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Defiance and Algood United Methodist Church in Algood, Tenn. Anyone who met him was instantly his friend.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy; his parents, Gladys and William Andrews; brothers, Tom and Bus; and sisters, June and Marilyn.
There will be no service or visitation. He will be laid to rest at Maskill Cemetery next to his beloved wife, in Union County.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Grace Methodist Church, 385 E. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015. Arrangements are in charge of Robinson Funeral Home, Delaware.
Condolences may be expressed at www.robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.