Mr. Francis E. (Frank) Cheney

Mr. Francis E. (Frank) Cheney, age 98, passed away on Aug. 24, 2013. He was born Nov. 30, 1914, to the late Earl J. Cheney and Cecil M. Copus Cheney. He was married to Emily Maurine Enslen Cheney for 65 years before she passed away in 2002.

Frank began his career with the design and manufacturing of locomotives at the Nickel Plate Railroad in Lima, Ohio. He was president and CEO of Baldwin Hamilton Corp. in Lima, Ohio; group vice-president of Armour Company; president of CH&H Corporation in Lima, Ohio; executive of Clark Equipment, the Lima Division, and after retirement was on the Board of Directors in Chicago, Illinois; chairman of the Board of Lake Casting Inc. in Sandusky, Ohio; president of Transactions Ltd. (National & International); on the Board of the Allen County Airport; past president of the Ohio State Chamber of Commerce in Columbus, Ohio; honored by Gov. James Rhodes when he was named to the Executive Order of Ohio Commodores; he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sarasota, FL; a 70-year member of the Thirty-Second Degree Freemasonry; a member of Shawnee Country Club in Lima, Ohio, and Palmaire Country Club of Sarasota, Florida.

He is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Ralston and husband Roger of Newnan, GA, and Jane Hofius and husband Charles of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He is also survived by three grandsons, Christopher Danyo and wife Katie of Atlanta, GA, Brett Danyo of Sharpsburg, GA, Jason Hofius and wife Crystal of Tuscaloosa, AL; one great-grandson, Jaxson Hofius; a sister-in-law, Betty Enslen of Toledo, Ohio; and two sisters, Betty Gibbs of Lima, Ohio, and Jean Carder of Delphos, Ohio. Mr. Cheney was preceded in death by two sisters, Cecil Dawson and Doris Swallow.

Services for Mr. Francis E. Cheney (Frank) will be held in Ohio later in the year.

Memorials in honor of Mr. Cheney may be made to the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30342.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home & Crematory, 135 Senoia Road, Peachtree City, GA





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