Robert “Nuet” Francis

April 28, 1948 - April 1, 2019

04/28/1948 - 04/01/2019

Past Services

Visitation
Friday April 05, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Saturday April 06, 2019
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions
Visitation
Saturday April 06, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Service
Saturday April 06, 2019
2:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Robert “Nuet” Francis, 70, of Shadyside, Ohio died Monday, April 1, 2019 at his home. Nuet was
born April 28, 1948 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Anthony and Nora Baranofsky Francis.
Nuet, a Jack-of-all-trades, was retired from Jim Walter Resources No. 5 Mine in Brookwood,
Alabama, Laborers’ International Union Local No. 809 in Steubenville, Ohio, NACCO No. 3 Mine
Powhatan Pt., Ohio and United Mine Workers of America Local No. 2368 of Brookwood,
Alabama and a Catholic by faith.
Nuet’s dry wit and tough-love personality will be fondly remembered by all his family and
friends. He loved a good party, cars, cooking, hunting, fishing, and most of all riding
motorcycles.
Surviving are his children-Tony (Valerie) Francis of Bridgeport, Ohio, Nick Francis of Bellaire,
Ohio, Britney (Michael Gardella) Francis of Atlanta, Georgia, and step-son, Frank Modra of
Lexington, Kentucky. Two sisters-Nonie (David) Bracher of Gentryville, Indiana and Monica
Smith of Titusville, Florida. His former wife and friend-Lisa Bennett Perry of Northport,
Alabama. Three grandchildren-Ozzie Brown and Alex Francis of Colerain, Ohio and Rhys
Francis of Bridgeport, Ohio. A great granddaughter, many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and
his beloved dog Toby.
Family and friends will be received this Friday from 4PM-8PM at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer
Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio as well as on Saturday from
11AM until the time of service at 2PM with Father George Coyne officiating. Burial to follow in
Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain, Ohio.
The family extends an open invitation to any bikers who wish to ride in tribute and escort Nuet
in the procession to the cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shadyside Athletic Boosters at TMCFunding.com.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at bauknechtaltmeyer.com.

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Tony
3 years ago

Rest In Peace Dad

Gene & Sheila Kissell
3 years ago

Nonie, …. We are sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. We last saw him at our 45th Class Reunion Dinner at the American Legion in Shadyside. We extend our condolences to you and family in the loss of Bob, our “67 Classmate & Friend.

Dennis & Bonnie Brooks
3 years ago

Godspeed

Margey & Bob Lumbard
3 years ago

So sorry for your loss.He was born on the same day as my daughter! Stubborn much? Haha. I met him once @ ROCC and he sure loved you, Monica. May he R.I.P.

Cathy Plowden
3 years ago

Monica we are sorry for your loss. May the memories help you heal. Love your friends Cath and Skip.

Cathleen Stirling
3 years ago

So sorry for your loss
Prayers being sent to Monica and his family

Bordas Mineral Management
3 years ago

We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We wish you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Crystal Shaver
3 years ago

Tony & Nick,

So sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts are prayers are with you and your whole family.

-Crystal