In Loving

Donald Lee Francis

October 25, 1967-August 12, 2023

Donald “Donnie” Lee Francis, 55, of Richmond, VA, earned his angel wings on Saturday, August 12, 2023. Born in Moundsville, WV on October 25, 1967, he was the son of the late Ronald Lee Francis, Sr. and Sharon Tennant Francis.

For 25 years, Donnie showcased his dedication at Meineke Car Care Center, valuing the bonds he formed there. Outside of work, he reveled in family get-togethers, reminiscing about old times, and cherished moments with his beloved daughters whom he deeply adored. Known for his kindness, humor, compassion, and care, Donnie’s absence will deeply resonate with all who knew him.

He is preceded in death of his father and brothers Ronald Francis Jr., Dale Francis, and Jerry Francis. Donnie’s legacy continues through his daughters, Amber and Savannah; grandchildren, Matthew, Aurora, and Chandler. He is remembered by his mother, Sharon Francis; brothers Chris Francis (Sherry) and Randy Francis (Pam); sister Robin Cronin (Jim); sisters-in-law Mary and Sharon “Nic” Francis. He also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and a host of devoted lifelong friends.