Donnie ?Don? Edward Francis, age 64 of Sand Springs, passed away on Monday, September 15, 2012 at his home.\r\r\n\r\r\nDonnie was born on October 12, 1947 in Tulsa to G.W. and Rosa (Bell) Francis. He graduated from Charles Page High School and joined the United States Army. After he was discharged from the Army Donnie went to work as a self-employed truck driver working for Graebel Van Lines. Donnie lived in the Sand Springs area all his life. He loved watching his son play Sandite football. He was also an avid Oklahoma Sooner football fan. Donnie was a very intelligent man and was liked by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed.\r\r\n\r\r\nHe is survived by his wife Maryanne Roland-Francis of Tulsa, a son Micah Roland, three daughters Renee Dawn Goad of Sand Springs, Brandy Myers and husband Matt of Owasso and Mandy Moore of Oklahoma City, a brother George Francis of California, fourteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.\r\r\n\r\r\nDonnie was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Sherri Sparks.