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Benjamin ‘Frankie’ Franklin Cubbage III

Benjamin “Frankie” Franklin Cubbage III, 61, of Elkton, passed away April 23, 2012, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg.

Mr. Cubbage was born Oct. 16, 1950, in Elkton, and was the son of Elder Benjamin F. Cubbage Jr. and the late Doris Mae Williams Cubbage.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Michael Cubbage.

Ben was a member of New Hope Christian Church in Harrisonburg and a U.S. Navy veteran serving with the Seabees. He was a self-employed truck driver, who enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his grandchildren.

Besides his father, Mr. Cubbage is survived by his wife, Constance Frye Cubbage; son, Whitney Lee Frye and wife, Gail, of Elkton; daughter, Sabrina C. Cubbage and boyfriend, Drew Thomas, of Elkton; special nephew and niece, Reginald Scott and wife, Mia; brothers, Leewood Davis and wife, Alice, David Cubbage and wife, Amanda, Timothy Cubbage and Todd Cubbage, all of Elkton; sisters, Beulah Thomas and husband, David, Charlotte Majors and husband, Jesse, Barbara Freeman and husband, Eddie, and Sharon Hodgins, all of Elkton; grandchildren, Samantha Frutiger, Isaac Frye, Darren Frye, Asya Frye, Jy’Sil Batista, Angela Batista, Amelia Batista, Endyca Thomas; great-grandchild, Jaelynn Frutiger; and a host of nephews and nieces.

The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton with Elder Roscoe Harris officiating. Burial will follow at the Bible Way Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Elkton.

Online condolences may be sent to the Cubbage family by visiting www.kygers.com

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