Arvin "Termite" Frank

Monday, July 18, 2016

Arvin "Termite" Frank, 80, of Seligman, passed away in his home on Thursday, July 14, 2016. He was born on Feb. 19, 1936, son of Quinton and Sue (Smith) Frank, in Pauls Valley, Okla. On May 16, 1959, he was united in marriage to Ruth Oxford in Fayetteville, Ark.. He moved to Seligman in 1969 where he opened an antique shop in the old Star Hotel in Seligman, he also owned and operated "AAA" Arvin's Termite Control, as well as Arvin's Custom Butchering. He was a member of the congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Cassville.

Survivors include: his wife of 57 years, Ruth Frank, of Seligman; four daughters, Sheila Bradshaw and her husband Fred, of Forum, Arkansas, Leisa Hackett and her husband John, Tawnya Gundel and her husband Larry, and Melanie Gundel and her husband Dennis, all of McDonald County; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Rebecca Rogers, and one son-in-law, Kenneth McCool.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 23, at 1 p.m. at the White Funeral Home & Crematory in Cassville.