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James Franklin "Frank" Lacks

December 4, 1933 - January 11, 2021

James Franklin “Frank” Lacks, 87, died on Monday, January 11, 2021. Frank was born in Richmond, Virginia to the late Donald Cephas Lacks and Annie Maude Lacks. He was the owner of Colonial Metal Works, a business that he started in 1970. He retired in 1999 and enjoyed the last 21 years with his family and friends living in Harbor Gate Condos on the beach.

Frank loved to play craps and have weekly poker night with his friends.

Frank was one of 13 children. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by nine brothers and 3 sisters. He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Sundstrom, and husband John; two grandchildren, Amanda Sundstrom and Shelby Sundstrom; and a great-grandson, Finn Sundstrom.

Family will receive friends Sunday, January 17th, at 2:00 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach.  A Celebration of Life service will immediately follow at 3:00 pm.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Service Information

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462


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