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“We are so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Tom and Mary Holsomback - GA

“So sorry to hear of Frank's passing. I know it has not been an easy journey. I am so glad I got to know both of you and I will never forget you...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Marianne Wilson - Casey, IL

“Please accept my deepest and hearfelt condolences at this time of your loss. May the God who 'binds up the brokenhearted" and " comforts...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. When Dennis was dying Frank was there at the hospital. He was always so nice.So sorry. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Arden Cloud - Terrytown, LA

“Lee, Elizabeth and Tucker , so sorry about Frank's passing , however we know he isn't suffering now. Frank was a Great man , Boss and Friend to me ....Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Raymond Kyzar - Jayess, MS

“Lee, Elizabeth and Tucker and family. My condolences on the passing of Frank to a better place. We will all miss him. I regret to say I will not be...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Carlton - Baton Rouge, LA

“Lee and Family,I am so sorry for the loss of Frank's earthly presence. I have so many wonderful memories of both Frank and you from our BHS years...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Deborah Mullinnix - Bossier City, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Frank was a truly decent and kind man and he is missed. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Faye Easley - Tickfaw, LA

“Lee, my dearest friend, I am so sorry to hear about Frank. Your sister has been so kind to keep me updated on Frank whenever I would run into her....Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Peggy Moore - Bossier City, LA

“Dearest Lee,Danny and I were so sorry to read of Frank's passing this morning. Our thoughts are with you as your family goes through this trial. ...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Danny and Judy Roemer - LA

“My condolences to the Elkins family. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Josie Maxwell - New Orleans, LA

“Bill and I send our deepest sympathy to you and family. God bless. Bill and Jean Voss ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Voss - McComb, MS - Neighbor

“Frank Elkins family...sending prayers to all the family and especially Lee. I know these first few days and weeks will be very difficult but I know...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Sissy Collins Cockerham - LA

“Dear sweet Lee and family, I am so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. He was such a great friend and classmate. Lee, ya'll were the perfect couple!I...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Glenda Chance Richard - Suwanee, GA


Frank Arthur Elkins Jr., age 71 of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at his residence due to complications with his almost 15 year battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was born on July 25, 1947, in San Antonio, Texas, to USAF Capt. Frank Elkins and June Hudson Elkins.

Frank is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Lee Love Elkins; his two children, Elizabeth Elkins Bailey (Darrell Bailey), and Richard Tucker Elkins (Jessica Ferguson Elkins); his grandchildren, Connor, Clein, Austin, and Presley; siblings, Julie Dear (Craig), John Gregory Elkins, both of Woodbury, NJ and James Michael Elkins of Alexandria, LA, and nieces, nephews and close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Arthur Elkins Sr. and June Hudson Elkins.

Because Frank's father was in the Air Force, they moved around quite a bit. They lived in Texas, the Philippines, Japan, Mississippi and Louisiana. His high school education included Columbus High School in Columbus, Ms., and Bossier High School in Bossier City, LA. He was proud to be a varsity letterman in basketball and baseball. He also attended Northwestern Louisiana State in Natchitoches.

Frank worked in Transportation Management for the Canadian National Railroad, formerly the Illinois Central Railroad for almost 45 years. While with the railroad, he was stationed in various locations including Shreveport, La.; Effingham, IL, Kenner, LA, McComb, MS and ended his career in Hammond, LA. Frank was very social and loved talking about trains. He also loved sports, especially tennis and golf, reading, playing cards, but he especially loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

A memorial visitation for Frank will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond. A Memorial Service Celebrating Frank's Life will immediately follow visitation at 4:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.

The family would like to thank Dr. Bizette and his Oschner team as well as UAMS in Little Rock for all they did during Frank's almost 15-year battle with Multiple Myeloma.

The family wishes all memorial contributions be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society www.donate.lls.org.

Frank's guest book can be viewed at www.harrymckneely.com.