Clendenin, French "Frenchie" Allen, 75, of Brooksville, passed on Saturday, July 9, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.
A native of Charleston, WV, Frenchie has been a resident of this area for several years. He retired as an Assistant Fire Chief in the United States Air Force and worked for the Tennessee Valley Association in the same capacity. He was a man who loved fishing, cooking, studying history and Clendenin genealogy, and reading the Bible. He was also an avid viewer of Fox news.
He is survived by his wife Carol (nee Buck), his children: Kim Marie (Albert) Murphy, Michael (Rachel) Estivo, French (Nydia Cuadrado) Clendenin, Jr., and James (Amie) Clendenin; His grandchildren: Tiffaney (Trey) Goss, Ryan, Brenden, Alyssa, Sarah, Ian, Eden, and Lily; one great grandchild, Lucas Goss; sisters: Wanda Fortune and Barbara Jean Bingam; and his brother, Chester (Loretta) Clendenin.
Friends may call on Wednesday, July 13 at Pinecrest Funeral Chapel from 6:00-8:00 PM. A graveside service with full military honors will be held at Florida National Cemetery on Thursday, July 14, at 11:00 AM.