Russell Franklin Cronic, age 85, of Braselton passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. Frank loved his family. He had a passion for gardening, woodworking and NASCAR. Mr. Cronic was a United States Army veteran and served during the Korean War. Survivors include his daughters Teresa Bell of Braselton, Nancy Roberts and husband Donald of Pendergrass; brother Lucius Cronic of Hoschton; nephew Tom Cronic, niece Amy Cronic; grandchildren Russell Bell, Daniel Bell, Jared Roberts; great grandchildren Mason Bell, Blakelyn Roberts and Blair Roberts. He is preceded in death by his wife Biddie Kathleen Cronic, daughter Frankie Lynn; brothers Jasper Cronic, Jr., Hale Cronic and Terry Cronic; grandson Wesley William Roberts. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Josh McDaniel will be officiating. Interment to follow at New Liberty United Methodist Church, 26 Charlie Smith Road, Braselton, GA, 30517. The family will receive friends 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, December 11, 2017 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to New Liberty UMC building fund or a charity of choice. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.