Franklin "Frank" Travis Obituary

Franklin "Frank" Fred Travis

April 20, 1941 - November 24, 2015
Born in Crescent, OK
Resided in La Pine, OR


Frank Travis of La Pine, OR, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, November 24, 2015.

Frank was born April 20, 1941, in Crescent, OK to Preston and Venita (Martin) Travis. Frank grew up with two brothers and two sisters in Woodland, CA. He graduated from Woodland High School, and then went on to proudly serve his country in the National Guard. After two years of reserve service in the National Guard he continued to serve three more years in the U.S. Navy. Frank attended Coleman School, receiving some college education. He was a truck driver for many years, and owned his own Mobile Home Moving Business. Prior to retirement he was a manager for Volkl & Sons Construction.

On February 16, 1996 Frank married Karen Mae Archer in Eureka Springs, AK. Frank was a proud veteran, and continued to be involved in the VFW and American Legion. He loved spoiling his grandkids, and was a jack of all trades.

Frank is survived by his wife of 19 years; son Frankie (wife, Lori) Preston Travis of Woodland, CA; daughter Jodi "Bitty Babe" Travis of Guthrie, OK; two stepsons, Johnny (wife, Melanie) Dubois of Guthrie, OK, and Cecil (wife, Ruth) Hood of Columbus, MT; two stepdaughters, Kassi Hood of Veneta, OR, and Kayla (husband, Keith) Prescott of La Pine, OR; one brother Jerry (wife, Bernice) Travis of Dunnigan, CA; one sister, Vondia (husband, Bobby) Walton of Dunnigan, CA; twenty-one grandchildren; and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his son Jaime "Bear" Travis, brother John Travis, sister Jo Ann Volkl, a sister who passed away at only six months old Sharon K. Travis, and his parents.




Baird Memorial Chapel
16468 Finley Butte Rd.
La Pine, OR 97739
Thursday, December 3, 2015
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Funeral Service
Baird Memorial Chapel
16468 Finley Butte Rd.
La Pine, OR 97739
Thursday, December 3, 2015
1:00 PM
Row 15
La Pine Community Cemetery
17425 Reed Rd.
La Pine, OR 97739
Section: Row 15
Lot: Space
Thursday, December 3, 2015
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American Legion Post 45
PO Box 590
La Pine, OR 97739