Daytona Beach, Florida
Friday, January 31, 2003

PALM COAST -- The Rev. Frank Giddens Jr., 46, of Ryecliffe Drive, the owner of New Image Game Room, Bunnell, died Saturday at Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach. 

Rev. Giddens, an Army veteran, was born in Palatka. He was the former pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Espanola, Bethel Baptist Church, Palm Coast and assistant pastor of St. Johns Baptist Church, Seville, and the former executive chairman of St. Johns River Baptist Association, Hastings, and a member of the Nursing Home Ministry, Bunnell. 

Survivors include his wife, Dora; a son, Frank III, Rochester, N.Y.; two daughters, Autika Towsend, Atlanta, and Ometries Philliphs, Rochester; his parents, the Rev. Frank and Essie Giddens, Espanola; a brother, Horace, Palm Coast; a sister, Francina Marshall, Espanola; and 10 grandchildren.

Coleman's Mortuary, Hastings, is in charge.