Knoxville, TN — On Monday, April 3, 2017 we lost a man known by many in the Southern Gospel music industry. Frank Treece, age 85, passed away suddenly as a result of a brain aneurysm and received his heavenly reward.
– Founder of Cedar Ridge Gospel Group (began in 1967)
– Radio DJ
– Southern Gospel Concert promoter
– Loved old cars & auctions
He loved Southern Gospel music, his family, friends and church. Frank never met a stranger and always had a smile on his face or a story to tell.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. His children, Jeff and Dusty, along with Jeff’s wife, Misty, are carrying on theSsouthern Gospel music legacy as Sunday Drive. The weekend before his passing, he was on the road again with them at concerts in Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri.
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and expressions of love and concern.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, April 6 at Olivet Baptist Church, 4701 Pleasant Ridge Road, Knoxville, Tennessee. A funeral service will be held Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m., at Olivet Baptist Church, with Pastor John Price and Rev. Mike Torrence officiating. Friends will meet Friday, April 7, at 10:45 a.m., in Greenwood Cemetery for an 11 a.m., interment. Online condolences may be shared at www.mtnattfh.com who is entrusted with these services.