Sgt. (P) Francisco Vega, Jr. – “Frankie”, 61, of Gibsonburg, OH passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at ProMedica Memorial Hospital. He was born February 10, 1960 in Raymondville, TX to Francisco Sr. and Dolores (Gomez) Vega. He was a 1978 graduate of Gibsonburg High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from University of Toledo and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Bowling Green State University.
Frankie served in the U.S. Army from 1978 to 1986 and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Good Conduct Medal (2nd award); NCO Professional Development Ribbon; Humanitarian Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon and Army Lapel Button. He married Xiomara E. Reyes, from the Dominican Republic, on June 4, 1982 in Panama City, Panama and she survives.
Frankie was a Customer Service Representative for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for twenty-nine years. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, eating and reading. Frankie studied the scripture daily and was currently learning Hebrew. He loved spending time with his family. Frankie was a very hard worker and always provided for his family.
Frankie is survived by his loving wife of thirty-nine years, Xiomara E. Reyes de Vega, Gibsonburg, OH; children, Isaac Vega, Samuel Vega and Paul Vega all of Dallas, TX, Natalie Vega, Gibsonburg, OH; sister, Linda Vega and brother, Carlos (Sonia) Vega both of Hutto, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, August 27, 2021, 2:00 pm, at Victory Church, 2051 Oak Harbor Rd, Fremont, OH with Pastor Scott Robles officiating.
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