Francisco  Javier Avilés Sr  obituary

Francisco Javier Avilés Sr Obituary

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

November 19, 1947 - November 01, 2022

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Francisco  Javier Avilés Sr  obituary

Francisco Javier Avilés Sr Obituary

Nov 19, 1947 - Nov 01, 2022

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A Life Full Of Laughs & Love

Francisco Javier Avilés Sr was born November 19, 1947 in Caguas, Puerto Rico to Francisco Avilés Figueroa of Utuado, Puerto Rico & Carmen Lizardi Avilés of Caguas, Puerto Rico. Frank, as everyone called him, graduated from Colegio San Gabriel in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1965. He went on to study Computer & Information Technology at Gallaudet College in Washington DC.

Frank was previously married and divorced. From that marriage he had a daughter, Cynthia & a son, Francisco Jr.
Frank met Linda Jo Billingsley in 1996. They were married on 10/12/2002 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

After 27 years as a civil service employee, Frank retired from US Federal Governement in 2014.

He had a passion & love for the US Military [Frank wanted to serve but due to losing his hearing & going deaf at age 6 he was unable to] He was so interested in airplanes & flying small planes [Frank actually obtained his small aircraft pilot's license at one time]. Frank always knew how to make people laugh and was constantly joking and was a prankster. He loved spending time with family, friends, and close loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carmen Lizardi Avilés in 2009, his father, Francisco Avilés Figueroa in 2015, & his son, Francisco Javier Avilés from a tragic car accident in 2000.

Frank is survived by his wife, Linda Jo Avilés of Murfreesboro, TN; a sister, Carmen Iraida Avilés & partner, Alvaro Del Toro of Puerto Rico; a daughter, Cynthia Roach & husband, Adam of Glasgow, KY; Stepdaughters, Laura Cox of Doyle, TN & Sandra Billingsley of Hermitage, TN. Five grandchildren, Corey Aviles & wife, Alyssa, Jason Billingsley, Rosemary Leer, Robert Cox, & Samara Kanjanda. Two great-grandchildren, Kali Avilés & Kyson Avilés.

It was Frank's request to be cremated & a small & private Celebration Of Life. The family has entrusted Simple Cremation And Funeral Services in Smyrna, Tennessee with the cremation services. A small private Celebration Of Life was held Friday, November 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm at The home Frank & Linda Jo shared.

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Private Celebration Of Life Details:
12:00 pm
November 04, 2022
Home Of Francisco & Linda Jo Avilés , Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Details: Only close family & friends

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