February 16, 1956 - December 30, 2021
"Always Faithful," Frank served the country with great peace and courage. Frank Lee Spain passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Milwaukee on December 30, 2021. He was born on February 16, 1956, in Archibald, LA to his parents; Deacon Walter Spain, Sr. and Dairy Ann Spain. He joined Holly Grove Baptist Church at an early age and served in the youth department while in high school. ''Always Faithful", Frank served his country with great peace and courage when he enlisted in the US Marine Corps, after high school, in 1975. He was stationed at First Battalion Platoon 1009 in San Diego, CA and was a decorated veteran who served 5 years active duty in the mid-1970s where he also spent time abroad in Japan. Frank was honorably discharged in 1980. Frank earned a degree in Police Science from Milwaukee Area. Technical. College where he met his wife, Rosemary; they were married in 1985. He was passionate about his family and friends; he enjoyed painting, playing music, handy work, traveling, navigating, fishing, cooking and attending car shows. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Sally Spain, and brother, Farmer Steve Spain. He is survived by his wife Rosemary, son Jermial, daughter Kayla Marie of Milwaukee, WI; son Erick (4 children) of Dallas, TX. Brothers Walter Spain, Jr. (Rosalind) of Shreveport, LA, Ernest Spain (Bobbie) of Canton, MS, and Danny Spain (Dianne) of Memphis, TN. Sisters Mary Jane Patterson (Robert) of Rowlett, TX, Betty Manciel (Lonnie) of Detroit, MI and Lucy Spain of Fresno, CA; Step-mom, Orell Spain of Rayville, LA, brother and sister-in-law's, Melvin Jackson of Jacksonville, FL, RonaldJackson (Martha) of Memphis, TN, Lois Jean Howard, Katherine Jackson of Milwaukee, WI; maternal aunts, Dixie Roberson of Oakland, CA, Marie Carr of Long Beach, CA, Bobbie Horton of San Leandro, CA; special nieces, Shekila Howard and Beverly Peterson and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
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