Franklin Junior (FRANK) Canter, age 80, of Boone, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 9, 2019 at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation.

Born August 8, 1938 in Watauga County, he was a son of Ralph Olen and Bessie Icenhour Canter. Before retirement, Frank was employed by J & M Wrecker Service and Shrubbery Business.
He is survived by his daughter, Marie Osborne of Boone; son, Donnie Canter of Lenoir; grandsons, Bryan, Randall and Trever Osborne, all of Boone and Malaki Canter of Mountain City, TN and granddaughter, Callie McCoy of Mountain City, TN; five great-grandchildren; and eight sisters, Beatrice Scates, Evalee Sholtz and Mary Ruth Moody, all of Lexington; Ethel Greer of Morganton, Verlee Canter of Fleetwood, Virginia Dancy of Zionville, Phyllis Church of Deep Gap, and Barbara Miller of Fleetwood. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Lillie Mae Deardoff and Pauline Barrier; and brother, Virgil Canter.
Funeral arrangements for Frank Canter are incomplete.
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