Francisco Santos, age 69, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Saturday, January 16, 2021 at a local hospital.
He was born Dec. 14, 1951 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, a son of the late Francisco Santos Sr. and Alejandrina Negron Del los Santos. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Leida Miranda.
He is survived by his children, Wanda Santos (Christopher) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Francisco J. Santos (Greta) of Pulaski, TN, Katherine Santos of Bronx, New York, Francisco Santos Jr. (Jasiry) Peachtree, GA, Konna Santos of Port St. Lucie, FL, Amanda Santos of Bronx, New York, Yamilette Miranda of Port ST. Lucie, FL, Joshua, A. Santos of Dalton, GA; sister, Julia Rodriguez (Juan) of Bronx, New York, Olga Santos McBean (Alvin) of St. Thomas, Virgin Island, Irma Santos, Eugenia Santos of Puerto Rico; and 17 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Service to celebrate the life of Mr. Francisco Santos will be held Monday, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Bishop Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in the Ponders Whitfield Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25.
Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.