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Gilbert "Gil" Guy Francis

May 1, 1928 ~ July 28, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old


Gilbert “Gil” Guy Francis

Passed away in Livonia on July 28, 2023, at the age of 95. Gilbert was born on May 1, 1928 in Rochester, New York to parents Carlton and Daisy Francis. Beloved husband of the late Charlotte "Penny" (nee. Stone) Francis for 61 wonderful years. Loving father of Nancy Pennington of Livonia and Carlton (Patricia) Francis of St. Cloud, Florida. Cherished Grandpa to David Pennington of Garden City, Laura (Doug) Smith of Garden City, and Christina (Nathaniel) Wilson of Florida. Great-grandpa of Amber Pennington, Drew Smith, Kara Smith, Brooke Smith, Colton Wilson, and Landen Wilson. Gilbert was preceded in death by his brothers Duane Francis and Norman Francis. He leaves behind many other loving family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to:

Senate Theater 6424 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210

Redford Theater 17360 Lahser Rd, Detroit, MI 48219

Visitation will take place

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

5:00pm until 8:00pm

Sharing of Memories 7:00pm

Fred Wood Funeral Home

36100 Five Mile Road

Livonia, Michigan 48154

Burial will take place


Thursday, August 3, 2023

Cadillac Memorial Gardens West

34224 Ford Road

Westland, Michigan 48185

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August 2, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fred Wood Funeral Home
36100 Five Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154

Time of Remembrance
August 2, 2023

7:00 PM
Fred Wood Funeral Home
36100 Five Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154


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