Frank Anthony Fracchia, III, was born March 1, 1940 in Memphis, TN, the son of the late Frank Anthony and Marie Giardina Fracchia. He graduated from Christian Brothers High School in Memphis where he earned All American Honors in football. He later graduated from Memphis State with a BA in Criminal Justice. Mr. Fracchia was a Detective with the City of Memphis Police Dept. for 25 years and later the Shelby County Dept. of Corrections for 12 years and retired in 2003. He was married to Marilyn Lee Carroll on March 9, 2001. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church and a member of the F.O.P.
Mr. Fracchia departed this life on June 19, 2012 in Henderson, Tennessee at the age of 72 Years, 3 Months, 18 Days.
He is survived by his wife Marilyn Lee (Carroll) Fracchia of Henderson, TN; four daughters, Staci Lema of Cordova, Tn, Angela Braswell of Jackson, Tn, Nikki Littles of Bartlett, Tn, Karen Smith of Henderson, Tn; three sons, John Adams and wife Sarah of Memphis, Tn, Kevin Seaton and wife Cary of Hornbeak, Tn, Bobby Miller of Dyersburg, Tn; a sister, Barbara Clark of Collierville, Tn. and fifteen grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Fracchia was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur Fracchia.