Elbert “JR” Thomas Lake II, 60, of Frankfort, died March 31, 2023 at his home. He was born March 23, 1963 in Wichita, Kansas to Elbert Lake Sr. and Lillian F. (Edwards) Lake. He married Becky J. Black on October 1, 1983 and she survives.
JR attended Clinton Prairie Schools and was a lifelong Frankfort resident. A truck driver, he worked for Bailey Trucking for 18 years, until his health declined. JR enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, loved bowling, playing cards, watching football, especially Indianapolis Colts, Purdue basketball and derby’s with his son and friends. His greatest joy was spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Visitation and Services
Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2023 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will begin at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery
Wife: Becky Lake of Frankfort, Son: Elbert “JJ” (Kayla) Lake III of Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Lillian “Faye” (Michael) Goonen of Frankfort, Nicole “Nikki” (Shawn Davidson) Isenberg of Frankfort, 3 Sisters: Elizabeth (Mike) Ward of Texas, Bonnie (Kenneth) Robinson of Lebanon, Diane Marks of Florida, Son-in-Law: Timothy Isenberg of Lafayette, 19 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren.
his parents, a brother, James Lake and a sister, Ada Cochran