posted August 21, 2001 07:18 PM
FINAL ARRANGEMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR CHRIS FRANCIS 1969-2001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ASHLAND, KY - Final arrangements have been announced for Chris Francis,
of Ashland, KY. Francis, the brother and crew chief of United Dirt Track
Racing Association Pro DirtCar Series point leader Steve Francis, passed
away on Monday morning.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Caniff
Funeral Home, 528 Wheatley Road in Ashland, KY. Funeral services will be
held on Thursday at 11 a.m., with visitation from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.,
at the Cannonsburg First Baptist Church on Midland Trail Road in Ashland,
KY. Internment will be at the Patton Cemetery in Ashland, KY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to the Chris Francis
Memorial Drivers and Crew Members Benevolent Fund at 4920 Raccoon Valley
Road, Knoxville, TN 37938. This fund has been established by Bill and
Debbie Reed of Dirt Racing Outreach at the request of the Francis family.