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Obituary for Carlos Ray Frances

Unexpectedly on September 28, 2016, Carlos "Ray" Frances of Phoenix, MD, passed away. He was the beloved husband of the late O. Irene Frances (nee Ball).

Survivors include his fiancée, Ms. Erwin Castañeto; children Randolph Lyall and wife Teresa and Sue Ingle and husband Ken, all of Hampstead, MD; siblings, M.L. Hatten, Earl, Pearl, Evelyn, and Jeannie; grandchildren, Jonathan, Christina, Daniel, David, Danielle and great-grandchildren, Dominic, Brody, Mason, October, Lydia, Riley, Hailey.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016, at Russell Memorial Cemetery in Lebanon.

Contributions of sympathy may be donated in Mr. Frances' or Ray's memory to "Living Hope Baptist Church" (14450 Hanover Pike Upperco, MD 21155).

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Owens Funeral Service, 7 Tate Street, Lebanon, Virginia, is in charge of arrangements.

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