Frank Heaps PDF Print E-mail

Frank Heaps, Jr., 74, died Friday, October 19, 2018, at Newberry Memorial Hospital.

Born on August 12, 1944, in Jellico, Tennessee, he was the son of Frank Heaps, Sr., and Alene Heaps, both deceased.  He was a graduate of Woodward High School and a member of the Ohio National Guard. Starting as a crew member at fifteen, he worked his way up through McDonalds Corporate management becoming a National Field Service Manager with territories including mainland U.S, Hawaii, and Guam.  He retired from Corporate to own two McDonalds franchises.  In 1991, he began his second career at the Chevrolet dealership in Newberry, now Stokes-Trainor, where he worked until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Davison Heaps;  son, Frank Heaps, III, (Meredith); daughter, Alisha Lynn Polkowsky (Matthew); and grandchildren, Christopher Davison Heaps, William Alexander Polkowsky, Madeline Olivia Casteel, and Erik James Polkowsky.  Frank is also survived by his brothers, Jerry Wayne Heaps (Mary) and Hugh Von Heaps (Sue), of Toledo, Ohio.

Frank enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars, and watching auto racing.

There will not be formal funeral arrangements.

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#20 Barbara Weaver 2018-11-26 08:49
I am just learning of Frank’s passing. Belatedly, I send love and sympathy to you all.
#19 Connie Zolg 2018-10-27 11:20
Linda - the whole family has been in my thoughts and prayers. Frank was a very respected person back in his McDonald's days, and inspired employees do follow in his footsteps. I told you about the success story of one of his people. Please give the kids & grandkids hugs from me. Love you...
#18 Nancy Warren 2018-10-26 18:35
Linda,so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. I enjoyed working with Frank at Stokes. Always loved talking to him. May he rest in peace.Love Miss Nancy
#17 Wanda Anderson 2018-10-26 13:54
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
#16 Robin and Jim deVern 2018-10-26 12:26
So sorry Linda for the passing of Frank..
Our prayers are with you..
#15 Jackie Kennedy 2018-10-26 09:02
So sorry for your loss. I knew Mr. Frank from Stokes Trainor, always smiled, knew your name and was so kind. He will be greatly missed.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Jackie Kennedy
#14 Vicki Hendrix 2018-10-24 12:46
Linda & Family,

I am so sorry to learn of Frank's passing. He was a kind and gentle soul. You have my deepest sympathy.

Vicki Hendrix
#13 Sherin Palumbo 2018-10-23 16:30
I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
#12 Kristi Stuck Meetze 2018-10-23 11:30
“Miss” Linda, Frank, and Alisha,
I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
#11 Harriett Rucker 2018-10-23 10:59
Linda and Family, We are saddened to learn of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Harriett and John Rucker
#10 Kyle & Ken McPherson 2018-10-23 09:50
Linda you and the kids are in our prayers, so very sorry on Franks passing. Hugs and love cuz
#9 Tami Davis Rathbun 2018-10-23 09:29
Linda and Family I and so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
#8 Victoria Alvis 2018-10-23 08:02
Please accept my condolences for Mrs Linda and family. I pray for comfort for you through this difficult time.
#7 Missy Richardson 2018-10-23 06:51
Frank and Linda, so very sorry to hear this, Frank was without a doubt the best person I ever had the pleasure to work for, and an absolute sweetheart, my heart breaks for you both,sending comforting prayers to you both, rest in peace sweet man....
#6 Joane Willingham 2018-10-22 17:19
My dearest Heaps, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Frank was a good man, husband, father, and I'm sure, a great grandfather. My love and prayers are with you all; please let me know if there is anything more practical I can do. Anything.
#5 Judy Carter 2018-10-22 17:11
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family!
#4 Neal Byrd 2018-10-21 20:04
My family's condolences and prayers to you all.
#3 Polly W Turner 2018-10-21 18:14
Linda and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Cherish the many memories you have of him. Your are in my thoughts and prayers. .
#2 Teresa Painter 2018-10-20 17:14
Ms Linda, Frank,and Alisha and family, so sorry to hear about Mr.Frank passing. You all are in my prayers and thoughts. If you need anything just let me know. Mr. Frank was a quiet one but always had that smile on his face. RIP Mr.Frank
#1 Shelley Remion 2018-10-20 16:18
MS. Linda,
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May GOD wrap in in his loving arms and give you peace during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

Shelley Remion