Born January 31,1935 passed away peacefully at his home, at the age of 86 years old, on February 14, 2021. With his family by his side, and his devoted K-9 companion Buster. Beloved husband of the late Mary, beloved father of the late William, Tony (Roseanne), Patricia (John) Allison, Greg (Francine) and Jeffery. Beloved Grandfather of 7 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. Son of the late Anthony and Alva. Brother of the late Marie (surviving Garnet) Duquette, Betty Ann (late Raymond) Thompson of Calgary and Toni (Ralph) Paquette of Windsor. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to VON of Chatham-Kent and Bayshore and a heartfelt thank you for his continuous caregiver Crystal. In Accordance with Francis' wishes cremation has taken place.