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“Deepest condolences to the family. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Eddie Royal - Clermont, FL

“Love You Bro ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Gary Howard - Greensboro, NC

“My buddy always with a smile and talking about how we use to dog the boys in basketball lol you will Truly be missed ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Ernest Rawlings

“My condolences to your family ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Kimberly Wright-sanders - Selma, NC

“Miss you classmate..I love you...always had and always love and miss you.. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Holmes - Baltimore, MD

“Sorry for your loss ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Billie Davis - Greensboro, NC

“I have not seen Frank since HS, but his gentle smile and kind demeanor will be missed. He was the kind of guy who made you feel good when he passed...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Max Creech - Southern Pines, NC

“Frank will be missed. We grew up in Sandy Run/Smithfield. He was always pleasant with a bright cheerful smile and a stellar athlete at SSS. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Gloria Chance-Williams - GA

“Sorry for your loss Shine was my Faternity Brother and a good friend he will be missed ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Terry Banks - Cape Charles, VA

“Sorry for your loss ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Billie Davis - Greensboro, NC

“Kenneth ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: KENNETH Blackwell - Los Angeles, CA

“My sincere prayers and Condolences to the family ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Lawrence Wright - Alexandria, VA

“We at O'Neal Revival Tabernacle can only imagine and yet not really know the grief that you bear. Please know that our sympathy and prayers are with...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Elder Porter

14 of 15 | Posted by: napoleon mcdaniel - Smithfield, NC

“Rest In Heaven ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Bruce Eatmon - Columbus, OH

Frank (Shine) Aaron Jr. was granted his angel wings on June 19, 2021 at Wake Memorial Hospital, in Raleigh North Carolina.
Frank was born November 19, to the late Mae Berry Blackshell and Frank Aaron in Smithfield, North Carolina.
He attended Smithfield-Salma High School, where he was a graduate in the class of 1980. Frank went on to continue his education at Elizabeth City State University, where he became a member of the Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, an accomplishment he was very proud of.
He enjoyed numerous sports, his favorites being basketball and baseball where he excelled in both. Frank was a jovial person and enjoyed conversing and hanging out with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mae Berry Blackshell, his father, Frank Aaron, four brothers, Robert Berry, Freddy Roy Bird, James (Tiny) Blackshell, Joseph (Chubby) Blackshell and 1 niece, Ernestine Barrett.
Frank leaves to cherish his memories, one nephew, Montrell Blackshell, one sister- in- law, Diane Blackshell, one great nephew, Tyrone Barrett, four great nieces, Clematine Barrett, Julia Barrett, Regina Primm, Sharon Barrett and a host of other relatives and friends.

Friday, June 25
2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

Graveside Service:
Saturday, June 26
10:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Park
Smithfield, NC 27577

Funeral Home
Sanders Funeral Home
806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
Tel. (919) 934-8416
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