Henry E. Franke,77, of Edgewater, FL died Wednesday May 25, 2016 at Halifax Health Hospice in Port Orange, FL. He was born August 17, 1938 In Paterson, NJ the son of Henry Edward and Lillian (nee Clark) Franke. He served in the U S Air Force stationed in England for several years and later in the Air National Guard for many years. He received his associate’s degree and worked as an electrician by trade. He moved to Florida from Pennsylvania in 2004. He was a licensed pilot and enjoyed boating, playing golf, flying and going to the beach. A devoted husband, he was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Franke of the home in Edgewater, FL; by three daughters: Belinda Johnston and Tammy Phillips both of PA; Kelly Snyder of New Smyrna Beach, FL and two sons Chris Franke and his wife, Debbie and Claire Snyder, Jr. all of Pennsylvania. Also survived by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his special friends, “Buddy” and “Tia”. Memorial Services will be announced at a later date.