Frank Thomas Halpenny
Loving father and husband, Frank Thomas Halpenny, age 90, of Olive Branch, Miss., passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Born in Huron, S.D., on July 10, 1926, he enlisted in the U.S. Marines at age 17 during WW II . He was a radio operator in charge of protecting Navajo code talker, Ira Hayes. After his Marine service, he eventually went to work for RCA television servicing in Chicago, Ill., where he met and married the love of his life, Betty Ann Halpenny, on January 11, 1954. He transferred with RCA to Memphis, Tenn., in 1966, where he retired from RCA after 39 years of service. He was a life member of the Anderson Jordan Marine League and faithfully attended Central Church. His faith and integrity were demonstrated throughout his life. His sense of humor was one of his greatest gifts. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Ann Halpenny, and children: Susan Marie Halpenny and Bruce Olen Halpenny He was preceded in death by his son, Bryan Thomas Halpenny. He was buried Saturday, October 15, 2016, in Masonic Cemetery.