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Francis VanBuren England Jr., 71, of Terre Haute, passed away at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born June 26, 1946, in Ohio, to Francis VanBuren England Sr. and Bessie Estep England. His wife, Bonnie Compton England, whom he married on Nov. 13, 1974, preceded him in death on March 16, 2015.
Survivors include a daughter, Shana England and her companion Mark Stewart of Hymera; a son, Edward Yaw and his wife Carol of Terre Haute; and a grandson, Malachi England-Elrod.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He loved spending time with his grandson and attending his many sport and school functions. He also enjoyed reading especially the Bible.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home with Pastor Bob Roush officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Vigo County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 12 noon until service time.
Published on November 9, 2017
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