Keith Jay Franks, 59, Waterford, died unexpectedly at his residence on May 7, 2017. He was born Nov. 15, 1957, to the late Rosemary Mikis and Clyde Franks in Farrell, Pa.

He graduated from Farrell High School in 1976, then moved to Hermitage, Pa. In 1992 he moved to Wisconsin.

He married the love of his life Sonya Rabold on July 1, 1995, and they shared many happy years together.

Keith coached baseball and softball for over 30 years. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. Although Keith was very active, his greatest love was always his family.

Survivors include his loving wife; daughters, Amanda Franks, Waterford, Megan (fiancé Ben Fustos) Franks, Wheatland, Pa., Autumn Russell, Union Grove, and Ashley (Alex) Campbell, Farrell; siblings, Tarri Rauschenbach, Farrell, Kim (Tom) Smegal, Wheatland, Diane Franks, Farrell, Barry (Debbie) Franks, Struthers, Ohio; his half-brother, Scott Franks; half-sister, Dottie Rock; 12 grandchildren; nieces; nephews, and his wonderful friends.

He was further preceded in death by his sons, Keith and Charles, as well as father-in-law, Pops (Dan).

A celebration of Keith’s life is Saturday, May 13, at Community United Methodist Church, 455 S. Jefferson St., Waterford. Visitation is from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., followed by a noon memorial service. Integrity Funeral Services, Waterford, is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers memorials to the family are appreciated.

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