Frank B. Larkin, Jr. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Feb. 20, 2014. Born in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 1931, he was a Korea War vet, worked for AT&T for 40 years, and served as Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner from 1964 to 1968.
He proudly was a member of the NRA, ARRL, Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club, VFW Post 1924, the American Legion, and presented the Lamp of Knowledge medals to the recipients of the Fallbrook Community Student of the Month program since 2000. He enjoyed family, traveling, cars, guns, radios, music, and coin collecting.
Frank was preceded in death by parents Frank Sr. and Marie, and daughter Cheryl. He is survived by two daughters, Lori (Dennis) Kanewischer and Wendy Larkin; beloved cousin Shirley (Jerry Williams); grandchildren Lindsay (Ryan) Promack and Natalie (Frank) Sperling, and one great-grandson, Caleb Promack.
A memorial will be held March 1 at 11 a.m. at Berry, Bell & Hall Mortuary. The family would like to thank the Fallbrook Hospice staff. In lieu of flowers, his family asks that donations be made to: Fallbrook Student of the Month, Fallbrook Hospice, VFW Post 1924, and American Legion.