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Frank Lansinger, age 86, died Oct. 5, 2018, while residing with his wife at Warwick Forest Retirement Community in Newport News, Virginia.  

Frank was born and raised in Richmond. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Business Administration.  His career was primarily in business development and project management for architectural and engineering firms in Richmond.

Frank served proudly and retired with 23 years of service in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He enjoyed civic organizations and various leadership roles with the Avalon Recreation Association, the Jaycees and Rotary in Richmond. In retirement, he was active and had leadership roles with the Mathews County Historical Society, Kiwanis International in both Urbanna and Grafton. An Episcopalian, Frank was a member in parishes where he lived—All Saints in Richmond, Manakin in Powhatan County, Christ Church in Middlesex County, Ware in Gloucester County, and currently a member in Grace Episcopal in Yorktown. In Manakin and Christ Church, he served on the Vestry and as a Junior Warden.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Lansinger Sr. and Hannah Narcissis (Sis) Lansinger; his daughter, Catherine Virginia Lansinger, and his brother, W. Thomas Lansinger.  

He is survived by his wife, in their 50th year of marriage, Peggy T. Lansinger; brothers, and sisters-in-law, George and Jewel Thomas and Richard and Marsha Thomas; Thomas nieces and nephew and their families, Teresa and Mike Crist, Karen and Adam Collins and Jesse and Anna Thomas; Lansinger nieces and their families, Lynda Sharpe, Lloyd Barber, Margery Reese, Joanne Kolluri, and Anne Paige Lansinger.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at Warwick Forest Retirement Community in Burton Hall, conducted by the Rev. Carleton B. Bakkum of Grace Episcopal. A reception will follow and valet service will be available.

In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters or Grace Episcopal Church in Frank’s memory.

Frank’s remains have been donated, in support of medical science, to the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Anatomical Department.  

The family would like to thank with great appreciation the Assisted Living for Warwick Forest, Keswick Building, Second Floor caregivers, CNAs, nurses, dining workers and the administration.

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Newport News.