CONWAY — Patrick Hayes Franke, 50, of Conway, passed away March 29, 2012. He was born August 27, 1961, in Pine Bluff, Ark., to the late Dean Winston Eugene and Connie Lou (Duggan) Franke.
Patrick graduated from White Hall High School in 1979. After high school Patrick served four years in the U.S. Army. After his service in the Army, where he was a Special Forces Medic, he graduated from Jefferson Regional School of Nursing with a degree in nursing. He was a registered nurse and worked at multiple hospitals in the state of Arkansas. Patrick was a member of the North Little Rock First Assembly of God. He worked closely with the Union Rescue Mission, teaching classes and mentoring the men. He worked for North Little Rock Assembly of God as a laborer and painter until April of 2010.
Patrick is survived by his wife, Robin (Looney) Franke; one son, Jeremiah Franke of Eugene, Oregon; two stepchildren, Mattie and Will Sukraw of Conway; two brothers, Dean W. Franke, II of Brooklyn Park, Minn. and Mike Moore of Valles Mines, Mo.; and two sisters, Debbie Ferrel of St. Louis, Missouri and Vicky Banks of Lebanon, Tenn.
There will be a memorial service at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in the Chapel of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, with Pastor David Maynard officiating.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to: Union Rescue Mission, 823 S. Park Street, Little Rock, Ark., 72202.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home-Conway, 327-7727. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com