Francis G. Webster
Francis G. Webster, 90, of 165 Aldren Ave., formerly of 1377 Newland Ave., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in WCA Hospital.
He was born Nov. 7, 1922, in Conesus, N.Y., a son of the late George and Frances Griffin Webster.
He was a 1941 graduate of Livonia Central School.
He enlisted in the Navy and served as a radioman aboard an LST throughout the South and Central Pacific, honorably discharged in 1946.
He graduated from Veterans Vocational School, Troy, N.Y., as an electrical technician under the GI education bill.
He worked for the Federal Aviation Administration, and attended advanced electronic at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City. He served in various locations as an engineering technician with electronic aids to air navigation, radio communication, radar microwave relay and teletype. After service in the FAA, he worked in sales positions within Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. Following retirement, he was employed part-time as custodian of First Congregational United Church of Christ, of which he was a member.
His family is grateful for the compassion and skill of Dr. John LaMancuso and the 3B staff of WCA Hospital.
Surviving are four children: Thomas (Ann) Webster of Evansville, Ind., Susan (Robert “Yogi”) Kent of Jamestown, David (Mary) Webster of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Beth (David) Johnson of Jamestown; seven grandchildren: Rebekah Vallejo of Florida, Courtnei (Larry) Harvey of Evansville, Ind., Amy (David) Lee of Raleigh, N.C., Erik Kent of Snow Camp, N.C., Lisa (Shea) Bainter and Diana (Carl) Greene, both of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Britta Johnson and Danielle Johnson, both of Jamestown; and six great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Betty Drain, whom he married July 2, 1947, and who died Dec. 28, 2007; three brothers; and a sister.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel Nagle will officiate.
Inurnment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon-day in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Veterans Memorial Com-mission Relocation Fund, c/o Chautauqua Region Community Foundation 418 Spring St,, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Frank at www.lindfuneralhome.com.