Frank August Schmeltz, age 81, of Forney, TX, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 14, 1939 in Louisville, KY to Fred Schmeltz and Beatrice Hebner Schmeltz. Frank married Maria Carbajal on June 23, 1960 in El Paso, TX.He did home remodeling and was a truck driver, a Teamsters member, and a car & motorcycle enthusiast.Most of all though, Frank was a family man. Frank was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Maria; children, Sandra, Michael and John; grandchildren, Victor, Candiss, Andrew, Amanda, Brandon and Aubrey; great-grandchildren, Xavier, Arlo, Lilah, Maddux, Maycie, Vivianna, Victoria and Modesto. Outdoor services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at New Hope Funeral Home, , Sunnyvale, TX, under the Porte Cochere on the East side of the building. Visitation will take placebeginning at 1:00 PM, just before the service at the same location. Anyone is invited to attend; however, it is suggested that all Dallas County COVID-19 orders be observed, including social distancing and to wear face masks and gloves. Those attending the visitation should remain in their cars and may drive by the family and casket.For the service following, those attending may exit their cars and be seated in the designated areas.