Mr. Frank Edward Barco
- May 12, 1934 - August 16, 2012
- Brooksville, Florida
of Frank's Passing
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FRANK WAS A GREAT GUY AND HIS ESTABLISHMENT WAS A WONDERFUL PLACE. WE WOULD RETURN FOR HOT DOGS WHEN IN THE VICINITY BUT ONE DAY THE PLACE WAS GONE AND A VOID WAS LEFT FOR US WHICH CAN ONLY BE FILLED THROUGH OUR MEMORIES. RIP!
DR RICK AND KAY
Posted by: DR RICK HARRISON - GAFFNEY, SC - USC ALUMNI AND FRANK'S HOT DOGS Nov 29, 2012
I had to laugh when I saw Ric Brazell and Evan Arnold at the Visitation Saturday wearing khaki slacks with a white undershirt with ketchup and mustard stains on the front and carrying a package of hot dog buns. I can't tell you how many times I saw Frank Barco walking from Frank's to Don's wearing that outfit and even carrying the buns! I remember him and Papa sitting there at the end of the bar telling all kinds of
Posted by: Nancy Nevill Stoudenmire - Columbia, SC - Friend Aug 29, 2012
I was so sorry to hear of Mr. Frank's passing. What a legacy! He (as well as my dad) helped to put thousands of college kids through school, not only with employment but also with hot dogs and beer. I'm sure many college careers, romances, and maybe even a few lives were saved due to their words of advise and patient counsel. He left quite a mark on many who will remember him with fondness and gratitude.
Posted by: Jean Ray Williams - Columbia, SC Aug 28, 2012
We were so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. There were many evenings after we met and married that were spent at Frank's playing pool and making great friends. Our thoughts are with you Peggy. We will always treasure the many good time had there.
Posted by: Wes & Lisa Baughman - Leesville, SC - customer/friend Aug 27, 2012
Hello Steven and family: Sorry to have heard about Frank's passing. Tried to make the service, but got off work to late and everyone was gone. Frank was one of my favorites to see and talk to. Steven, please give me a call sometime to talk. Will keep you guys in my prayers. Jerry 803.600.7783
Posted by: Jerry Greene - Columbia, SC - Friend Aug 26, 2012
Dear Peggy, Frankie, Susan, and Stephen,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have so many fond memories of being neighbors in Dominion Hills and of enjoying beer and hot dogs at Frank's in Five Points. We are looking forward to seeing you all this evening.
The Sinclair family
Posted by: Charles and Linda Sinclair - Lexington, SC - friend and former neighbor Aug 25, 2012
Sorry I cannot be in Columbia for the gathering on Saturday. I am visiting in Maryland and will not return until Monday. My thoughtsa and prayers are with you all. Nancy Kress
Posted by: Nancy Kress - Columbia, SC - Friend Aug 23, 2012
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Barco's passing. Frank was a wonderful person and great boss. Working at Frank's Hot Dogs was one best and most memorable experiences of my life. I want to thank Mrs. Barco and Frank for this experience. My thoughts are prayers are with Mrs. Barco, Frankie, Susan and Steven.
Posted by: Willie Foiles - Hilton Head, SC - friend/former employee Aug 23, 2012
So very sorry to hear about the passing of ED. He was a very special friend. I will miss seeing him on his visits to Columbia.
Posted by: Nancy Kress - Columbia, SC - Friend Aug 22, 2012
Peggy, Steven , Susan and Frankie Michele and I are praying for your family and you are in our thoughts in your time of loss. Frank waa like family to us. We have great memories of our time Working with Frnak and the family. May God comofrt you is this time.
Posted by: Mark Hyndman - Anderson , SC - Friend Aug 21, 2012