Weatherford Democrat

June 4, 2013

Billy Thomas Frantom


Weatherford Democrat

SPRINGTOWN — Billy Thomas Frantom, Jr., 58, beloved husband and father, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Azle.

Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at White’s Funeral Chapel in Springtown. Interment will follow at the Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie. Visitation was Monday, June 3, at the funeral home.

Tommy was born Oct. 29, 1954, in West Monroe, LA, to Billy Frantom, Sr. and the late Gay Hibbard Frantom.

Tommy served five years in the United States Marine Corp., was a graduate of the University of Houston, owned and operated the Hot Skillet Restaurant in Alvord from 2002 to 2008, and Shinola’s Texas Cafe in Springtown since 2008. On Feb. 6, 2005, he married his wife, Robin, in a ceremony at the Hot Skillet in Alvord.

Tommy was preceded in death by his mother, Gay Hibbard Frantom, and brother, “Sonny” Frantom, and his Little Bella.

Survivors: wife, Robin; daughters, Olivia, Cassie and Lisa; sons, Kyle, Bryan and Neil; eight grandchildren; father, Billy T. Frantom; brother, Joe Frantom; sister, Renee Love and husband, David; numerous nieces and nephews, and all his Shinola’s family. 

White’s Funeral Home