Bernard J. Frantz, Jr. age 72 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:59 AM on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Wayne Hospital, Greenville, Ohio. Born in Piqua, Ohio on July 27, 1946 he was one of 11 children to the late Bernard J. Frantz, Sr. & Marie (Naber) Frantz. Bernard graduated from Versailles High School, was a United States Air Force Veteran & lifetime member of the American Legion and AMVETS in Greenville. For the past 17 years, he has been a cashier & friendly face at Kroger’s in Greenville. He was a self-declared “sports-aholic”, and avid Cleveland Browns Fan. He enjoyed golfing, playing darts & pool and had a love for animals. He will be truly missed. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by infant sister Ruth Ann: brother James Frantz: sister-in-law Helen Frantz.
Survived by wife of 23 years, Mary (Vasquez) Frantz: step-daughter Rebecca Marie Vasquez: siblings Bob & Betty Frantz; Richard Frantz; Thomas & Evelyn Frantz; Virginia & Carl Moorman; Virgil & Barbara Frantz; Sarah & Julian Schuetz; Susan & Paul Ortwerth; Judy & Richard Phlipot: sister-in-law Carol Frantz: as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Friends may call on the family from 5:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday November 6, 2018 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. A Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday November 7, 2018 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville, with Rev. Fr. John White celebrant. Online condolences www.zecharbailey.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to offset funeral costs.