Ulysses Francis, age 74, of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 8:46 AM in his residence. He was born January 15, 1943 to George and Ellen (Meade) Francis in Leander, Kentucky.
He was united in marriage to Bessie Carolyn “Judy” Francis in Silver Lake, IN on April 14, 1963. Judy preceded him on June 9, 2010. He served honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and The National Guard with a total of eight years of service obtaining the rank of SP-5. He was a truck driver, carpenter and salvager.
He is survived by four children: Mark Francis, Cromwell, Indiana, Jo (Daryl) Schuetz, Aurora, Colorado, James Francis, Rochester, Indiana and Rebecca (Michael) Timmreck, Warsaw, Indiana; brother, Ernest Francis of Warsaw; a companion, Judith Kline, Warsaw, Indiana and 12 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, 2 sisters and a daughter, Anne in 2009.
Services will be held on Friday December 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana Warsaw with Reverend Bob Brown officiating.
Visitation will be held on Thursday December 21, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Funeral Chapel.
Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake with Military Honors.
The family is requesting that the memorial contributions be made to God’s Highway to Heaven Church food pantry, 555 Webber Street, Warsaw, Indiana 46580.