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...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: DR RICK HARRISON - GAFFNEY, SC
“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...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Nancy Nevill Stoudenmire - SC
“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...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Jean Ray Williams - Columbia, SC
“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...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Wes & Lisa Baughman - Leesville, SC
“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. ...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Jerry Greene - Columbia, SC
“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...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Charles and Linda Sinclair - SC
“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...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Nancy Kress - Columbia, SC
“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...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Willie Foiles - Hilton Head, SC
“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.
9 of 25 | Posted by: Nancy Kress - Columbia, SC
“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...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Mark Hyndman - Anderson , SC
“Several co-workers and I would make it to Frank's at least a couple of times a week - usually more. I moved away in 1980, and when I would return to...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Tom - Fairfax, VA
“During my years at Carolina and thereafter, I cannot tell you how many times I frequented Frank's Hot Dogs. But, it sure was good. Rest in peace Mr....Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Sarah - Viera, FL
“MY VERY SINCERE CONDOLENCES
13 of 25 | Posted by: Sarah A. Norman - Columbia, SC
“My deepest sympathy in your loss. He will be missed. Terry Hesterw
14 of 25 | Posted by: Terry Hester - Columbia, FL
“Barco family....we extend our deepest sympathy to you. Your in our thoughts and prayers. Lean on God for your source of strength!
15 of 25 | Posted by: Robin & Mark Wolfe - Kershaw, SC
“I will truly miss you Uncle ED and will cherish the many memories that we have shared! I'm so lucky to have blessed with having you in my life. I...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Becky Barco Utegg - Norfolk, VA
“Mr.Barco was a GREAT guy.He was always frindly & greeted you w/a smile.I remember his support of CNHS Footabll when I was in school w/Frank,Jr..I'm...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Chris Beis - Columbia, SC
“I called him Boss Man and Friend. Your family has always been special to me. I think of you all often. If I can help in any way, all you have to...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Barbara Burton - Marietta, GA
“I will always remember Frank as the hard worker he was. I remember the many mornings that I opened the store with him and him carrying that big pot...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Tammy Swann - Hopkins, SC
“Dear Peggy, Frankie, Susan & Steven - Your Husband and Dad truly made a great contribution to this world wherever he was planted. I can never forget...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Emily Barbour - Chesapeake, VA
“Frank Barco has always been known to me as E.D. He loved his work and always worked hard at it to please other people. He was very generous. I was...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Albert Barbour (Brother-Inlaw) - VA
“Sad to hear the news of Frank's passing. Awesome man, great family man. The Barco Family looms large in Five Points lore. Rest easy, Frank.
22 of 25 | Posted by: Steve Gibson - for The Gibson Family - SC
“The hardest working man in Five Points. He was a friend and will truly be missed.
23 of 25 | Posted by: Richard Burts - Columbia, SC
“So many good memories of Frank and his family and their days in 5 Points. Hugs to all.
24 of 25 | Posted by: Debbie McDaniel - Columbia, SC
“The staff of Dunbar Funeral Home extends sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Frank Barco.
25 of 25 | Posted by: Dave Turner - Columbia, SC
BROOKSVILLE, FL. Frank Edward Barco, 78, formerly of Columbia, died Thursday, August 16, 2012. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the son of the late Ernest L. and Margaret Lena Barnes Barco. He served in the Army National Guard. He was the proud owner of Frank's Hot Dogs in Five Points for 28 years. His main passion was his work and meeting new people and he enjoyed selling hot dogs to the late night Five Points crowd.
Surviving are his wife, Peggy Barco; sons, Frank Barco Jr. (Renee) of Cumming, Ga, Steven Barco of Hilton Head, SC; daughter, Susan Holt (James) of Richmond, Ky.; grandsons, Bradley Barco, Douglas Barco; and brother, Herman James Barco (Patricia) of Brooksville, Fla. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Ernest L Barco III.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in the name of Frank Barco may be made to HPH Hospice Foundation, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667-2455.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 4 until 7:00 p.m. Saturday August 25, 2012, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, Columbia.