Bueal "Frank" Tolbert, 85 of Hazleton passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 at the Gibson General Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility.


He was born Sept 8, 1927 in Gibson County near Hazleton to Edward and Stella (Harvey) Tolbert. 

Frank had lived in the Hazleton area all of his life. He retired from Emge Packing Co where he worked for 25 years. He enjoyed old tractors. 

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Maxine of Hazleton, 2 daughters, Rita Angle of Owensville and Patti Simpson (fiance Kerry Braun) of Hazleton, 3 grandchildren, April Honeycutt, Zachary Morrison, and Jeremy Simpson, 3 great grandchildren, Ethan Morrison, Lexxie Morrison, and Izabella Simpson. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters. 

Funeral Services will be 10 AM Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Gary Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in the Hazleton Community Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 4 until 8 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.