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Frank Henderson Ormsby

December 25, 1943 ~ October 27, 2019 (age 75)

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Chesterfield, SC

      Mr. Frank Henderson Ormsby, age 75, entered into rest on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, October 31, 2019 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home with the eulogy being delivered by his daughter, Marjorie Beth Butkiewetz. The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 1:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

      Mr. Ormsby was born December 25, 1943 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, a son of the late Daniel Byther and Lillian Stuart Ormsby. Frank worked as a machinist at INA and was a Coast Guard Veteran where he served as an ET3. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and raising horses. Frank was a Civil War enthusiast and will be remembered by his loved ones for his relentless sense of humor.

      In addition to his parents, Frank was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Janet R. Ormsby; and his sons, Daniel and Christopher Ormsby.

     Survivors include his daughter, Marjorie Beth Butkiewetz (James Cudmore) of Connecticut; son, Derrick Chaffin of Rockingham, NC; daughter-in-law, Michelle Ormsby of Connecticut; grandchildren, Emma, Daniel, Halia, Autumn and Olivia; sister, Priscilla Ormsby of Maine; his caretaker and friend, Ann Gatti, as well as many other close friends.

      In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Ronald Mcdonald House Charities 110 North Carpenter Street Chicago, IL 60607 or American Red Cross PO Box 37839 Boone, IA 50037-0839.

     Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC ( is serving the Ormsby family.

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