Frank Thomas Gomez
July 29, 1963 ~ December 27, 2021
Resided in: Loganville, GA
Frank Thomas Gomez passed away unexpectedly on Monday December 27th, 2021 at the age of 58, leaving a big void in the lives of all who knew him.
He was born in Tallahassee, Florida on July 29th, 1963. His family moved to Georgia when he was 5 years old. He attended school at Woodward Academy and graduated in 1981. He went to college at the University of Georgia where he received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science
Frank was a 1988 graduate of the Georgia State University Law School. He soon became known in the legal community as an effective public defender and then as a fair-minded prosecutor in the Atlanta and Cobb County courts. He later developed a thriving private practice and was among the preeminent experts in DUI law. He wrote and edited the Georgia DUI Trial Practice Manual, was a frequent lecturer in the field and presented annual continuing legal education on the subject. Frank was a devoted advocate for his clients, a lawyer with absolute integrity, a preeminent teacher in his field and most importantly to him, a trusted mentor and confidant to countless attorneys. Few things gave him more pride than knowing how many questions among fellow lawyers were simply answered “ask Frank,” and Frank always made time to answer.
Frank was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved and served very diligently. In every area of Frank’s life, he served with a big heart. He was loved and respected by all.
Frank and Diana found each other in 2016 and had a sweet courtship that led to their marriage on March 3, 2018. They were happily living and loving life in Loganville. Diana supported him in his love of sports, attending Braves, Hawks and UGA games with him. In return, he treated her to many fun trips around the country and cultural events and concerts. They loved to go to Jekyll Island and they loved the Fox Theater. Frank would say that they happily had 2170 days together.
Frank is survived by Diana Ray Gomez, his wife and sweetheart. He is also survived by his three older sisters, Ada Rosa Gomez McNeff, Rosie Gomez Weber, and Becky Gomez McWhorter. Frank is preceded in death by his father, Dr. Frank Gomez and his mother Ada Carmen Gomez.
A memorial service will be held to honor Frank on Saturday January 15th, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 1150 Cole Road Southwest Lilburn, GA 30047-5426.