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Remembering the Life of Minister, Activist Frank Stallworth

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Minister, activist, community leader, and humanitarian Frank Douglas Stallworth was recently remembered during a celebration of his life. Born February 28, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama, Stallworth departed this life on March 1, 2013.

Frank earned his Bachelors Degree and a Coro Fellowship at UCLA. Returning to Alabama after completing his education, he began his political training as an Administrative Assistant to Rev. John Thomas Porter, who was Rev. Martin Luther King’s only Administrative Assistant and served as a member of the Pardon and Parole Board.

Frank was a resident of San Bernardino for 29 years, where he began his political career in politics. Frank served such honorable officials as Mayor Bob Holcomb, Senator Ruben S. Ayala, Senator and Congressman Joe Baca, Sr. and Senator and Assemblywoman Nell Soto. He was also deeply involved in numerous organizations within his community such as the Sheriff’s Department Information Exchange Committee, Westside Action Group and BAPAC to name a few.

Minister Frank Stallworth, a member of Loveland Church for more than 20 years, served as Chairman of Governmental Affairs under the leadership of Pastor Chuck Singleton.

Frank was married to Vela Gooden Stallworth for 30 years and the proud father of four sons, Frank, John, Daniel and James. He served his family, his community and his church.

Services were held Monday at Loveland Church.

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