Obituaries: Frank Vickery


Frank Vickery

Frank Vickery, age 66, passed away peacefully in his home in Auburn, Alabama on February 5, 2018.
Frank was preceded in death by his mother, Millie Smith and his brother, Larry Vickery.
Frank is survived by his wife, Shelia Keel Vickery; his children – Donna Johnson (Dennis), Lisa Vickery, Jessica Lassiter (Russ); and his grandchildren – David Johnson, Adalyn Lassiter, Bentley Lassiter; his cousin, Chip McEwen (Kristie).
Frank served the State of Alabama for 25 years with the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
He then went on to serve the District Attorney of the 15th Judicial Court of Alabama, Ellen Brooks, for 12 years as the Director of Special Services.
Frank served in the United States Army for 20 years. He was a Berlin Tanker 1971-1974 with the 40th Armour Division. During Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Frank served as a military police officer in Iraq with the 214th Military Police Command out of Alexander City.
During Operation Noble Eagle/Iraqi Freedom, he with the 1156th MP CID Division and provided Protected Services for the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Secretary of the Army.
After retirement, Frank enjoyed, spending time with his family, volunteering at East Alabama Medical Center and Cornerstone Church. Although a lifelong Alabama Fan, Frank became an Awuburn Softball season ticket holder shortly after moving to Auburn.
Visitation was held Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Cornerstone Church beginning at 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. A funeral service was held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Cornerstone Church in Auburn. Pastor Rusty Hutson officiated. Burial with military honors followed in Town Creek Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations be made to Cornerstone Church in Memory of Frank Vickery.
Cornerstone Church
2123 Hamilton Road, Auburn, Al 36830


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