Allandro “Allan” Francis, 91, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.
He was born Aug. 7, 1922, in St. Mary, Jamaica, West Indies, to Jeremiah and Teresa Francis.
Allan immigrated to the United States from England in 1971, and moved to Port Charlotte in 1995 from Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a retired pharmacy clerk, and a member of Port Charlotte New Testament Church of God, where he was known by countless people as the “Candyman.”
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Amy Pearl Francis of Port Charlotte; a son, Mark Newby of Port Charlotte; a sister, Ena Francis of Brooklyn; two brothers, Joseph (Hazel) Francis of Hollywood, Fla., and Egbert (Hyacinth) Francis of Rochester, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014, at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Port Charlotte New Testament Church of God. Entombment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.