Date: May 02, 2016 02:09PM
Mr. Frank Charlton Trenor Sr., 88, passed away April 25, 2016 at the Village Care of King. He was born January 6, 1928 in Bluefield, WV to the late Henry Milton Trenor and Fannie Louise Trenor. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Henry Milton Trenor, Jr. Frank faced many health struggles these past years with great courage and strength.
A native of Bluefield, WV, Frank entered the US Army in May 1946, receiving his basic training at Ft. Knox, KY. and advanced training at Camp Stoneman, CA. He was deployed to Seoul, Korea and served with the Seventh Hour Glass Division on the 38th Parallel between North and South Korea. He separated from the active Army in November 1947, then served for another 10 years in the Army Reserve and WV National Guard. Frank is a graduate of the National Business College in Roanoke, VA. He began a very successful and enjoyable career in the airline industry when he joined Eastern Airlines, eventually moving to Winston-Salem to spend many great years with Piedmont Airlines, retiring in 1983. Frank is survived by the love of his life and wife of 64 years, Joyce. He and Joyce enjoyed many years of traveling all over the world, but especially treasured their time with their 3 children, Frank Trenor Jr. (Susie), Karen Nealeans (Alan) and Karl Trenor (Cathy) and their 5 grandchildren (Nicole & Kevin Hulstein, Byron Mansfield, David Trenor, Ashley & Ivan Gonzalez, Brian & Jennifer Trenor) and 6 great grandchildren (Isabel Caldera, Martin Gonzalez, Marilyn Gonzalez, Aaron Gonzalez, Noah Hulstein, Quinn Hulstein); sister-in-law, Nancy Thomas and her children, Kim, Jeff, Debbie, and Matt.
Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated Tuesday 11am on May 3, 2016 @ St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, NC. The family would like to express their many thanks to the staff of Village Care of King for their wonderful service over the past 6 months.
In lieu of flowers donations to St. Timothy's Episcopal Church or charities of your choice.