Rattler/Firebird Association


Remembering Francisco "Chico" Marcano

Served with Rattlers & Firebirds in: 69-70
Died: 5 June 2021
Cause: Heart attack

Chico's obituary is available on line at https://www.suessfuneralhome.net/obituary/francisco-marcano

User Comments

Posted by: Bernard W Bell

Date: Jun 22, 2021

Comment: Chico, Clearly the written word cannot possible express the sorrow in my heart, Chico you were a brother to me , a great friend, we laughed, cried and prayed together. Your laughter, Your kindness echo in my heart. You taught me so many valuable life lessons. Chico we will “ Carry On “ you are forever in my heart, Rest In Peace my dear friend.

Posted by: Jay Fullerton

Date: Jun 19, 2021

Comment: The great group, CHICO, Pepe Tello, Bernard Bell, Wayne Mangold, Robert Turja ALL GREAT-I ILL SURE MISS YOU CHICO, AND OUR MAY BIRTHDAY.

Posted by: Linda K McGee-Green

Date: Jun 13, 2021

Comment: So very sorry to learn of Chico’s passing. He was a genuine friend to everyone who needed one. RIP

Posted by: Erick Ragsdale

Date: Jun 12, 2021

Comment: Met Chico at Huey school 1968 later we transferred to FT Meade taught him to drive a 5 ton gas truck.He never had a licence or drove a stick shift.After 8 months there we got orders for sunny vietnam.He went to CHU LAI the 71 first Rattlers/Firebirds.I went to the 175th Outlaws, After our tour we visted each others homes. Attended Army reuions together. We always kept in touch.He will be greatly missed God broke our hearts to prove to us HE only takes the BEST. REST IN PEACE CHICO RAGS

Posted by: Johnnie B Hitt

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Comment: I loved Chico like a brother and I always looked forward to seeing him, hugging him and reflecting on our time together serving in Nam. He was a great soldier, person and family man. I will miss him dearly!!!!!!

Posted by: Marylou Crosby Wade

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Comment: My heart broke a little more with your passing. Rest in Peace dear Chico, I thank God for putting you in my path.

Posted by: Donald Lynam

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Comment: I always looked forward to seeing Chico happy, smiling face at our reunions. He will be sorely missed, Rest in Peace my friend.

Posted by: Richard Rodriguez

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Comment: I will miss my dear friend (Chico) very much. Your friend for eternity, Rest in Peace my brother.

Posted by: J.T. Johnson

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Comment: I will miss your smiling face old buddy!! But I will remember that smile always in my heart!

Posted by: Atty VanHamel

Date: Jun 6, 2021

Comment: Will be missed by all. Rest In Peace my friend.

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