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Frank James Gorham

February 16, 1925 March 11, 2019
Frank James Gorham
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Obituary for Frank James Gorham

Frank James Gorham

Passed away March 11, 2019 at the age of 94. Born February 16, 1925 in White Cloud, Michigan to Charles E. Gorham and Teressa (Maier) Gorham. Frank honorably served in the US Navy during WWII from December 1943 to April 1946. Frank went on to work for General Motors where he retired after 43 years from the Fisher Body Plant. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and GM automobiles. Frank was a devoted husband and a loving and supportive father and grandfather.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his precious wife, Phyllis Gorham and beloved long-time companion, Dorothy McHenry Fones.
Surviving are his daughters, Susan Whipple, Judy (Susan Dunkailo) Gorham and Debra Gorham; And his sons, Steven (Pauline) Gorham and Christopher (Deb) Gorham; grandchildren, Steven Gorham Jr., Amanda (Randy) Churchill, Robert Gorham, Amy (Greg) Guikema, Jessica (Derek) Albro; 8 great grandchildren; siblings, Teressa (Pat) Barnes, Clark Gorham as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Skinner Funeral Home, Lansing Chapel with Arnold Guikema presiding. Interment with military honors will follow to Deepdale Memorial Gardens. To share memories and condolences please visit

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 3/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Skinner Funeral Home - Lansing

101 W. Jolly Rd.
Lansing, MI 48910

Skinner Funeral Home - Lansing
101 W. Jolly Rd. Lansing 48910 MI
United States

Cemetery Details


Deepdale Memorial Park Final Resting Place

4110 Old Lansing Rd.
Lansing, MI 48917

4110 Old Lansing Rd. Lansing 48917 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fisher House Foundation

12300 Twinbrook Parkway
Suite 410
Rockville, MD 20852

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