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May 21, 2013

Frank James Bevins

Frank James Bevins

DALLAS, Texas — Frank James Bevins, 49, formerly of Oneonta, passed away May 15, 2013, at his home in Texas.

He was born Jan. 3, 1964. He was a 1982 graduate of Oneonta High School. The next day he entered the United States Air Force and served until 1989.

Frankie and his family lived in England and other countries during that time. After he was honorably discharged, he then worked as an officer in the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, where he served for more than a decade. After retiring from the department, he retired to the Florida Keys briefly before moving back to Texas to work in personal security.

Frankie was also known for his participation and teaching of the martial arts. He was a sixth degree black belt in Taekwondo and a master teacher.

He was a proud and honorable man. He will be greatly missed by his father, Frank L. Bevins of Oneonta; siblings, Tammy Deyo, Doreen Bird and Chad Ritchko. He also leaves his legacy in his son, James; three stepchildren; and several grandchildren.

Graveside services will be private in Texas.

We will miss you dearly everyday, Frankie!

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