Henry Frankin Bade



H. Franklin Bade, 93, of Fredericksburg passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, January 11, 2018.

Mr. Bade retired from Grumman Aerospace Corporation. He was an avid collector of antique clocks and fond of antique cars and World War II airplanes. Most of all, he loved his family. Mr. Bade was preceded in death by his first wife, Marjorie Weber Bade and his second wife, Anne Colbert Franklin Bade.

Survivors include three daughters, Janet Dowling and husband Michael, Susan Quirk and husband John and Barbara Echemendia and husband Jorge; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and brother Wallace Bade. He is also survived by three step-children, Banks Franklin and wife Sandy, Jimmy Franklin and wife Maria, and Libby Franklin Jacoby; seven step-grandchildren; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 13 at Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mary Washington Hospice or Shannon Airport Museum.