Francis Lamar Zorn, Sr., 75, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2012 in Tallahassee.He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Catherine Zorn of Crawfordville, Florida.
He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief E-9, after 23 years. He has been in this area 12 years coming from California. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Crawfordville. He loved sports. After retiring from the Navy he went to work in Military Civil Service and retired in 1998 with over 20 years. He was a wonderful husband and father and was devoted to his church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308.
Family will receive friends Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel in Crawfordville.
Services will be held Friday, February 10, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Crawfordville, Crawfordville, Florida at 2:00 p.m. Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel in Crawfordville, Florida (850-926-3333 or bevisfh.com) is in charge of arrangements.
He is also survived by three sons: Michael Zorn of Oklahoma, Francis Lamar Zorn, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida and Wayne Zorn of Crawfordville; Grandchildren: Joshua Zorn and Justin Zorn and one great-grandchild; two sisters: Loretta Huggins Zorn (Sonny Edwards) of North Charleston, S.C. and Lori Jane Huggins Orozco of North Charleston, S.C.; Nieces: Trinka and Terri; and nephew, Artie.
He is predeceased by his parents, Frank and Ophelia Zorn.