Frank W. “Ruffin” Andrews, Jr., 66

Jun 23, 2022

Frank W. “Ruffin” Andrews, Jr., 66, of Wareham, died June 19, 2022, at Tobey Hospital. He was the husband of Robin G. (Fernandes) Andrews and the son of the late Frank and Dominga (Barros) Andrews.

He was born in Wareham and lived in Rochester and Wareham for many years. He graduated from Wareham High School and attended Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Mr. Andrews worked as a security officer for Entergy Corporation at the power plant in Plymouth for many years before retiring.

He enjoyed masonry work, gardening, photography, riding his Harley Davidson, and dirt bike riding with his son. He always kept his truck clean and well maintained. He was a longtime basketball coach for the JBA in Wareham.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Robin G. (Fernandes) Andrews of Wareham; a daughter, Jillian B. G. Andrews of Wareham; 4 sisters, Dorothy Finni of Wareham, Sheila Andrews of New Bedford, Diane Andrews of New Bedford, and Deborah Andrews of Wareham; his mother-in-law, Eugenia Fernandes of Onset; 4 grandchildren, Frank Wayne Andrews, IV, Dylan Andrews, Christian McMillian, Jr., and Ava McMillan. He was predeceased by his son, Frank W. Andrews, III, his sister, Gwendolyn Andrews, his brothers, Reginald Mendes and Kenneth Mendes, and his granddaughter, Gabriella Andrews-McMillan. 

Visiting hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. 

His burial will be private. 

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