FRANK MANN WEBB, JR., born April 7, 1935 to Rev. Frank Mann Webb, Sr., and Flossie Mae Stallworth Webb, went home to be with our Father in Heaven on November 16, 2021 at the age of 86.
Frank lived in several states with his parents prior to joining the United States Air Force at an early age. His long-term military career took him to several states and countries, including Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, and the island of Guam among multiple locations in the United States including Texas, New York, New Mexico, Washington DC, and Ohio. In Taiwan, Frank renewed his relationship with Christ as his Lord and Savior and became a missionary bringing a host of individuals to receive Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Frank retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years of service with a rank of Master Sergeant. During his military career, he served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Some key assignments during his military career included a Management Engineering Specialist and later the Chief of the Administrative Division for the Air Force Weapons Lab; The Chief of the Taipei Aerial Mail Terminal; a Publication Inspector for the GAO Air Force Inspector; and the Base Administrative Manager during his last assignment in Guam.
Frank received numerous awards including an Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Services; an Air Force Commendation for Meritorious Services, Chief, Taipei Aerial Mail Terminal Foreign Technology Division in 1968 for his intelligence work; a National Defense Service Medal; a Korean Service Medal; a United Nations Service Medal; and the Air Force Longevity Service Award. He returned to work as a civilian after his military retirement and served in the U.S. Postal Service in Dayton, Ohio until he completed his Masters Degree in Social Work.
Education was extremely important to Frank and he led by example. He completed his Associates Degree from Sinclair Community College, Bachelors of Arts degree from Wright State University and his Master in Social Work from The Ohio State University with honors.
He started a new career as a Social Worker, obtained his Independent Social Work License and served diligently at the Dayton Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center for 33 more years until his retirement in 2012. Combined with his military service, Frank served a total of 55 years of Federal Service and received a personally signed congratulatory letter from President Obama. Also in 2012, Frank's dedicated career in Social Work was acknowledged as a National Association of Social Work Pioneer when he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Frank was loved by nearly everyone whom he came into contact with. On December 18, 1993, Frank married his soulmate Portia C. Webb. The most delightful remembrances of Frank were the humorous life stories that he enjoyed sharing with his wife Portia, family and friends. He was also a devoted husband, and father to all of his children.
He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Reverend Frank M. and Flossie M. Webb; his sister, Flossie L. Smith; his brothers, Jerry H. Webb and Doug Webb; his grandchildren, Malisa Lynn Webb and Robert Moncree, Jr.
Frank leaves to cherish his memory, his loving, caring, and devoted wife of 28 years, Portia; his children, Bradley (Mamie) Webb (Jackson, AL), Bobby (Jimmie) Webb (Dayton, OH), James (Clarizza) Webb (Waimauma, FL), Cassandra Webb (Robert) Morris (Parrish, FL), Brenda Webb (Glenn) Johnson (Land O Lakes, FL), Darlene (Gregory) Gaffney (Dayton, OH), Michelle (Robert) Moncree (Dayton, OH), Charles A. Smith, Jr, Todd (Karen) Smith (Dayton, OH); sisters, Ceola Williams (Indianapolis IN), Rosa (Ronald) Johnson (Gold River CA); 27 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Walk-through visitation 9-11 am Monday, November 22, at House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. (Mask Required). Live stream service at 11 am. Link: www.facebook.com/Stream-All-Services-102620271622310/ Interment Dayton National Cemetery.
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