Staff Sergeant Julian Christopher Francis Jr. Dies

Staff Sgt. Julian Christopher Francis Jr.

Staff Sergeant Julian Christopher Francis Jr. died on April 9.

He is survived by his mother, Carlena Edriana Douglas; father, Julian Christopher Francis Sr.; wife, Ashley Dobson Francis; stepson, Amir Dobson; stepdaughter, Armani Toney; brother, Carmi Thomas; and sisters: Nakisha Casimir, Nikisha Francis, Naisha Francis, Kadijah Francis and Shamira Smith.

He is also survived by grandmothers: Cynthia Douglas and Joyce Jules-Francis; grandfathers: William Warner and Kenneth Francis Sr.; nephews: Kaiden Forde, Dale Richards Jr., Jordin Richards and Patrick Carter Jr.; niece, Che’Layah Bussue; and many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

A first viewing will be held from 4-6 p.m., Friday, May 20, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 21, at Living Word Family Ministries. A burial service will follow the funeral service at Smith Bay East End Cemetery. The family requests that everyone wears festive colors. A mask or face covering is required.