Rudy Frans, 69, of Lexa, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 in Southaven, Mississippi.

Rudy Frans, 69, of Lexa, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 in Southaven, Mississippi.

Mr. Frans was born Nov. 19, 1948 in Helena, to John Richard and Hazel Pruett Frans. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army in which he served two tours in Vietnam, a retired employee of Ciba Chemical Co. and was of the Baptist faith. He loved motorcycles, hunting and fishing.

Mr. Frans leaves a sister, Sandra Frans Stevens of Lexa; a brother, James Frans (Mary) of Helena-West Helena; a niece, Lisha Jumper; and three nephews, Tead Kinman, Brad Frans and Bart Frans.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services for Rudy Frans will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Marvell United Methodist Church. Brother Gary Maskell will officiate.

Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Helena-West Helena is in charge of arrangements. The online guestbook may be signed at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com