of Alexander, AR
September 6, 1937 - March 6, 2022
Frank Everett Cheek (84) passed away March 6, 2022, at home surrounded by his wife, Shirley Shaw Cheek, and children, Bruce Cheek, Brenda Boyce, Gary Cheek, and Paula Steele. Frank was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was born September 6, 1937, to the late Jesse Joe Cheek and Lucille Belle Smith Cheek Turner in Little Rock, Arkansas. He has one brother, John "Bo" Charles Cheek.Frank and Shirley met when they were 12 years old at Oak Grove Church of God and never looked back. They were married on August 3, 1956 (65+ years) presided by Shirley's father, Cyrus Jennings Shaw. Their family includes:Bruce Allen Cheek, son (1957) *Jesse Cyrus Cheek (1990) *Micha Ray Cheek (1993) m. Katie Sue Zimmerman Cheek (1991) **Levi Ray Cheek (2019)**Olivia Sue Cheek (2022) *Sawyer Tanaka Cheek Milam (1993) m. Jeremy Kyle Milam (1990)Brenda Kaye Cheek Boyce, daughter (1962) m. Francis Wayne Boyce (1948)*Britni Nicole Boyce (1990)**Haylea Kaye Boyce (2014)**John Ryan Boyce (1971-2000)Gary Wayne Cheek, son (1963) m. Judy Ann Baker Dozier Cheek (1963) *Lauryn Marie Cheek Wayman (1991) m. Mitchell Charles Wayman (1990) **Charlie Kay Wayman (2021) *Callie Ann Cheek Lemon (1997) m. Cooper Isaac Lemon (1997) *Amanda Lynn Dozier (1980) + Daniel Lee Bennett (1981) **Carson Bryce Dozier (2008) **Kirklynn Rayn Bennett (2016) **Hunter Austin Bennett (2004) Paula Renee Cheek Steele, daughter (1974) m. Matthew Edward Steele (1974) *Nathanial Gunnar Steele (1998) *Anna Elizabeth Steele (2002) *Gabriel Barrett Steele (2012)Frank was a Christian. Throughout his life, he attended the Oak Grove Church of God, New Hope Church of God, and the Church at Rock Creek. He supported Camp Bradford (church camp for children). He led by example through his service, testimony, and actions.Frank was in the Naval Reserve Service for eight years (1954-1962). He graduated from Mabelvale High School in 1955. His career entailed building and installing stainless steel kitchen equipment in hospitals, schools, and restaurants.Above all else, Frank loved his family and his extended family (related by blood or not). He enjoyed visiting and taking trips with them, attending special events such as weddings, birthday parties, sporting events, etc. He loved to water ski, make things, ride his tractor, and spend time with Shirley. He was a HUGE razorback fan.March 26, 2022 Visitation: 2pm; Memorial Service: 3pm Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home, 6700 Alcoa Road, Benton, Arkansas. Gathering of family and friends (with refreshments) after the memorial service at New Life Baptist Church, 10765 Samples Road, Alexander, AR 72002.In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Wellstone online at https://WellStone.com/support-us/ or mail at WellStone Emergency Services, Attn: Karen Petersen, 4040 Memorial Parkway Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802.
My deepest sympathy to the family. My you feel the presence of Gods loving arms around you.
Sending my love and heartfelt sympathy to the family. So very thankful for the hope we have in the second coming of Christ and the establishment of the perfect kingdom. My prayers are with you.