Frank Robert Gomes, 82, of North Port, Fla., passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
He was born March 19, 1931, in Key West, Fla., to Salvadore and Rosalee Gomes.
In his younger years, Frank was a commercial fisherman in what is now Everglades National Park. Frank served his country for 22 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Tech Sergeant. He then worked for the Florida Department of Transportation, and started his own painting business. Later in life, he enjoyed gardening and working around the yard.
Frank is survived by his wife, June; sons, Frank, Mark and Patrick; nine grandchildren, Nicole, Guy, Matthew, Chelsea, Sarah, Marky, Amanda, Patrick and Rachel; four great-grandchildren, Guy Jr., Adriana, Shyia and Hayden; and brother, Paul Gomes. He was preceded in death by his son, Guy.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in Frank’s name to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741. For online condolences, please visit www.mckeenorthport.com.
Arrangements are by McKee Funeral Home.