Thomas "Frankie" Franklin Crider, Jr., 64, of Belmont, passed away on January 30, 2022 at Caromont Regional Medical Center. He was born on October 9, 1957 to Sue Power Crider and the late Thomas Franklin Crider, Sr. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Crider. Frankie attended Bethlehem Church in Gastonia. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, bible studies, and spending time with his grandchildren. He is now with his deceased pets he dearly loved, Dusty and Baby Girl.
In addition to his mother, survivors include his daughter, April Rowlette; son, Brian Crider; sister, Lynne Gadd; and grandchildren, Sidney, Emily, Tyler, and Zane.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at Benson Funeral & Cremation Services, Mt. Holly with Rev. Steve Black officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.