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Winfred Lee "Bear/Hoot" Frankum, Sr.

March 23, 1937 March 28, 2018
Winfred Lee "Bear/Hoot" Frankum, Sr.
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Obituary for Winfred Lee "Bear/Hoot" Frankum, Sr.


Seneca – Winfred Lee “Bear/Hoot” Frankum, Sr., 81, of 330 Stoney Road, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

Born in Bowman, GA, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Elise Barnes Frankum. Mr. Frankum was the owner and operator of Frankum’s Towing and a member of Fair Play Church of God.

Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Frankum of Seneca; sons, Waymon Frankum and Winfred Lee “Dale” Frankum, Jr. both of Seneca; companion, Diane Brock of Seneca; sisters, Sarah Frankum Rose of Anderson, Betty Frankum Carver of Fair Play, Odean Frankum Bush of Fair Play, Joanne Frankum Atkinson of West Union, Ruby Frankum Bryant of Seneca, Mary Francis Sims of Anderson and Jenny Powers of Seneca; ten grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren plus one on the way.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sons, Bobby and Billy Frankum; and brothers, Sidney Eugene Frankum, Albert Lindsey Frankum and William Frankum.

A memorial service will be held 6 pm, Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.

The family is at their respective homes. Flowers are accepted. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting

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Sandifer Funeral Home

512 East Main Street
Westminster, SC 29693

Sandifer Funeral Home
512 East Main Street Westminster 29693 SC
United States

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