Jason Aaron Franck

October 9, 1981 - August 17, 2008
Jason Aaron Franck

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Jason Aaron Franck, 26, lost his battle with drug and alcohol addiction on Sunday August 17, 2008, a battle he had fought for many years.

He leaves behind a loving and devoted family including: his mother Melody A. Franck; sister Trudy Wingfield; brothers Darin Franck and Shaun Franck; grandmother Carolyn Pride; great-grandmother Madeline Carter; aunts Betty Jean Giragosian; Robin Fortier; Theresa Starkman.

Jason had such a big heart and touched so many before and during his battle. He has left a lasting impression upon many in his journey and we hope the good times will never be forgotten. Jason deeply appreciated everything that was done to help him with his battle, and his family is forever grateful. He is finally at peace.

We, the family, hope that by openly telling you about Jason’s struggle we can possibly help save someone else’s life. If you are struggling with an addiction or know someone who is, please don’t be afraid to reach out for help. It is never too late.

A memorial service will be held at East West Legacy Pavilion in Woodlake on Thursday, August 21st at 11am.

In lieu of flowers donations can be given to Hope House ATTN: Jason Franck Memorial Fund, 10 Henry St. Wilmington NC 28405.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.701.9099

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  • December 02, 2023
    Jeremy says:
    Woke this morning with a song in my head that got me thinking about Jay. When he started working at the pizza place with me, we clicked almost immediately. We probably weren't always the best influence on each other, but our struggles were the same, & I guess that was our initial bond. But out of that, a friendship was born. We held each other up when we could & fell together when we couldn't. I eventually got clean & pleaded with him to do the same. Then I didn't see Jay for a while. One day he showed up at my job. I was overjoyed to see him, but it was clear he was struggling. We embraced & talked for awhile, & that was last time I saw him. A short time later, I was told of his passing. I think of him often. He was a True & Faithful friend, & I counted myself Blessed to have known him. Rest in God's bosom, Jay. I know I'll see you again

  • August 19, 2008
    Chris & Rachel Tuck says:
    We watched Jason grow up into a very caring young man. We will greatly miss him and his beautiful smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. ~Chris & Rachel Tuck

  • August 21, 2008
    Tiffany says:
    I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one, Jason. I did not know him, but he sounds like such a wonderful person who had a great family supporting him. I am a 25 year old mother of 3 small precious girls and recently almost lost my husband to drug and alcohol addiction. He has been sober for 24 days now and we are taking things one day at a time. I want to thank you for being so honest about Jason’s story and for reaching out to others in the same situation. Your story touched my husbands heart and soul, not a day has gone by where my husband hasn’t spoke or thought about Jason and your words...Thank you for helping him with his struggle. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • August 21, 2008
    Betty says:
    What a good looking young man and a beautiful obituary. Ten years ago, I could have written my son's obituary word for word; even to the picture with the fish. You will always be thankful for Jason's love of God and know that God has welcomed him and given him the peace he so badly wanted. It is a good to knowe that he is not fighting his addiction any longer. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • August 21, 2008
    Anna Rice-Wright (Jimmy's MOM) says:
    To the family of: Jason Aaron Franck... You don't know me, someone from Hanover School System forwarded Jason's Obituary to me... Thank you your words..for the strength to speak out loud... My 17 yr. old son passed away in 2001, he to lost his battle with substance abuse... YOUR words will save another person a another family from this pain... My sincere sympathies to you all during this painful time... Anna Rice-Wright Jimmy's MOM 1983-2001