A United States Army Veteran, Francis retired from Ford Motor Company as a painter. He lived in Avon for the past 47 years, coming from Pennsylvania. He enjoyed racing, Nascar, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary (nee Barbier) Hanchosky; children, Debra (Ronald) Frey, Lonnie (Amy) Hanchosky, and James Hanchosky; grandchildren, Jereme, Jesse, Dustin, and Kyle; siblings, Andrew, Richard, Robert, Donald, and Betty (Henry) Nosse; and goddaughter, Sandy Nosse.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Charlie.
Interment will be private at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, with full military honors.