Frank E. Bessire

Born on January 8, 1929

Departed on November 29, 2017 and resided in West Nashville, TN

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Frank Edward Bessire – Age 88, passed away November 29, 2017. He is survived by wife of 62 years, Joan Bessire; children, Ricky Bessire, Eddy Bessire, Mike Bessire and Marty Bessire; 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; 2 sisters.

Frank was a member of the old Pennsylvania Avenue Church of Christ. He retired from Ford Glass Plant and was known as “Pack Rat”; he also a member of the West Nashville Masonic Lodge.

Frank enjoyed life and making others laugh. He was a loving dad and granddad and will be greatly missed. The family would like to express a special thank you to the caregivers at The Meadows in Bellevue.

Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00pm until 8:00pm, and on Saturday from 9:00am until the service time at 10:00am at West Harpeth Funeral Home.


3 Comments to Mr. Frank E. Bessire

  1. Diane Bain
    November 30, 2017 5:41 pm

    Ricky and family,

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family. May God comfort you durning this time.

    Diane Hale- Bain

  2. kathy Anderson
    December 2, 2017 1:23 pm

    Eddy and family,

    I’m so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless and comfort you all.

    Kathy Hendrickson (Anderson)

    • Herbert Wilkerson
      January 20, 2018 3:28 pm

      So sorry did not hear. i am Rev. Dr. Herbert M. Wilkerson, grandson to Rev. C.A.Craft of West Nashville Free Will Baptist Church (former), Knew Frank well, thought the world of him. Went to Cohn with Billy and Wesley and his sisters, Jewell and Elizabeth. Have dementia, so if mis-spelled or got anything wrong, sorry.. Other Grandfather lived across the st. from Frank’s dad and mother on California. Loved them all, fine and wonderful friends. Blessing be upon you and your’s. Herbert

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