Maysville, MO……Frank Sherard, age 51, was born on October 23, 1964 to George and Florence Sherard in Cameron, MO.
Chief Religious Program Specialist (Fleet Marine Force), Frank Sherard was a proud member of the US Navy having served with honor for nearly 30 years. During his time in the Navy RPC Sherard achieved the elite rank of Chief Petty Officer, served overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and was the Senior Enlisted Advisor for 4th Marine Division’s Chaplain’s Office for 5 years during a mobilization to New Orleans. He was a member of the VFW and a true Navy man.
Frank was a commissioned minister in the Great River Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). At the time of his death he was serving Jerusalem Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Lafayette, LA, a church he founded with his wife. Frank was Texas Christian University’s greatest fan, having graduated from the University in 1993.
On January 6, 2007 he made Ashley Smith the happiest woman in the world when they joined in marriage in Leavenworth, KS. To this covenant three beautiful daughters were born. He was a loving and supportive husband, dedicated father, loving brother, and dear friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two nieces, Sherilyn Ann and Etta Mae Lathrop, and nephew, Kevin Douglas Duce.
He is survived by his wife Ashley of Lafayette, LA; daughters, Lennon Katrina, McCartney Michelle, and Harrison Nicole, of Lafayette, LA; sister Katherine (Duane) Duce, Liberty, MO; brother Gary (Dan) Sherard of North Kansas City.
Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville. Visitation: two hours prior to service time at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions: Frank’s 3 daughters college fund, C/O Turner Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350 Maysville, MO 64469. Online condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com