He was a 1959 graduate of Elyria High School. Following graduation, Frank served in the Seabees Division of the United States Navy. Upon returning from the service, Frank was employed first at the former Stanadyne Corporation, Elyria and then at the former Harshaw Chemical, Elyria.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Elyria.
His hobbies and interests include small engine repair, listening to country music, and selling real estate part-time. He loved his pet cat.
Survivors include brothers, James A. (Ellen) and Brian Yearley, both of Elyria; and sisters, Judy Petersen of Crestline and Janis (Jim) Martin of Elyria.
A memorial service is pending.