Ernest Lee Francisco

December 13, 1955 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 65)


Ernest Lee Francisco, 65 of Bradley was born on December 13, 1955 in Beckley, West Virginia and passed away on January 11, 2021 at his home.

Ernest is preceded in death by his parents Charles Filmore and Lila T. (Gunnoe) Francisco.  He is survived by his children Bradley (Tina) Francisco, Sherry (John) Martin, and Sandra (Keith) Lilly; grandchildren David Hylton Jr. of Oak Hill, Jacob and Andrew Lilly of Pax; sister Ellen Pond of Nevada; brother Lyle Washburn of Princeton; and many extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.

Ernest spent most of his life in Pax, WV as a garbage disposal business owner.  He was a loving father and dedicated grandfather.  He enjoyed riding bicycles and motorcycles, spending time with family, he loved the river, and most importantly, spending time with his grandchildren and his grand-dog-daughter, Harley.

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