Frank Roosevelt Bushong

Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 1, 2014

Frank Roosevelt Bushong, 69, of Round Rock, Texas
passed away on Oct. 28. He was born on Aug. 25, 1945 in Temple, Texas, to James R. Bushong and Leona A. Pringle Bushong. He was raised in Texas and Louisiana, and he graduated from high school in Leesville.
He married Christine Elizabeth
Moore on Aug. 27, 1965.
Frank proudly served his country as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, he attended and graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical
Engineering. He was employed by the Texas Department of Transportation for 33 years, retiring as the Director of Technology Architecture, Design, and Implementation.
Frank was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Blanco; a second-degree black
belt in the American Society of Karate; a Life Member of Texas Exes; and a board member of the Texas State Employees Golf Association. Frank’s passions were his faith, family, golf, reading, fishing, hunting, and traveling.
Frank was a
devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife, Christine Bushong of Round Rock; daughters, Michelle Bushong-Steinmetz and husband Bron of Gilbert, Arizona; and Sara Austin and husband Cliff of Leander; grandchildren,
Travis Austin, Riley Steinmetz, and Roman Steinmetz; sister, Blanche Cowan and husband Prentice of San Antonio; brother, Stanley Bushong and wife Bobbie of Sinton; sister, Patricia Pulliam and husband Bill of North Carolina; brothers-in-law, Kenneth
Moore and wife Carolyn of Blanco and Dennis Moore and wife Kelly of Blanco; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his mother, Leona P. Bushong, and father, James R. Bushong; his mother-in-law, Martha Moore Bates
and father-in-law, Maurice W. Moore.
The family will receive friends at 9 a.m. with funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov 1 at Beck Funeral Home, 1700 Whitestone Boulevard, Cedar Park, Texas. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Blanco Cemetery, Blanco, Texas. Flowers may be sent to Beck Funeral Home, or, if you prefer, donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at
Arrangements under the direction of Beck Funeral Home, Cedar Park, Texas. On-line guest registry at