Franklin D. Fleming Jr.-Fleming, Jr., Franklin D. of Youngstown, Ohio, departed this life peacefully at his home on May 14, 2020.
Franklin affectionately known as “Frank” born on December 16, 1959, to Rev. Dr. Sarah Martin Fleming and the late Franklin Fleming Sr. He attended Warren G. Harding High School. His love for trucks landed him a position as a Diesel Mechanic. He also worked at Park Vista Nursing Home, and Youngstown Steel Door Manufacturing. Along with his love for trucks, Frank also was a car enthusiast (Cadillacs) and a motorcycle fanatic. Not only was he great with cars, but he was also musically inclined. A self-taught drummer, and he had a soulful voice. Frank was a recipient of the NAACP M.L.K. Basketball Classic Champion Award and the Roller Skate Champion Award. He also took pride in the kitchen, and everyone knows about his famous fried fish. Frank leaves to cherish his memory: Fiancé, Patricia Griffin of Youngstown, Oh.; three children, Chanté (Scott) Bass, Tipp City, Oh., Devon Fleming, Columbus, Oh., and Mercedes Beal, Cleveland, Oh.; three grandchildren, his loving mother Rev. Dr. Sarah Martin Fleming, two sisters, Cheri Fleming McGhee and Deanna Fleming Owens of Charlotte, North Carolina, Rosalind and Janilla Hornbuckle who he called his stepdaughters and seven step-grandkids all of Youngstown, Oh., his best friend and brother Robert Beaver of Arlington, Texas, and a host of family and friends.
He was proceeded in death by his father Franklin Fleming Sr. and Sister Frankie Fleming. Due to COVID-19, no services will be held.
The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family.
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