Franklin Roscoe “Frank” Biddle 77, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 10:05 AM Friday Sept. 5, 2014 in his home.

Frank was born February 3, 1937 in Shelbyville, IL the son of Robert and Gladys Lamb Biddle.He married Carol Anne Dillard and she passed away in 2006.

Frank graduated from Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1955.He graduated with a Batchelor of Science degreein industrial engineering from Millikin University in Decatur, IL.He was employed in the train division of the General Electric Co. for most of his career, and then he retired.

Frank was a former four year starting player and senior captain of the Millikin University football team.

He loved time spent with his grandchildren, NASCAR and watching football.

Surviving is his companion of thirteen years, Dorothy Bly; children: Brittany Bussell of Jacksonville, FL and Brett (Jessica) Biddle of Little Elm, TX; grandchildren: Jada Bussell, Annalysa Bussell, Conner Franklin Biddle, Andrew Biddle and Zachary Biddle and his mother Gladys.

Frank is preceded in death by his wife Carol Anne, father Robert Biddle, brother Robert Biddle and sister Frances Biddle.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday September 10, 2013 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville.Visitation will be in from 9:30 AM until time of the service on Wednesday.

On line condolences may be sent to the family at www.locakrtgreenfuneralhome.com