Louis Charles Frapolli, V

  • Born: February 25, 1991
  • Died: September 11, 2011
  • Location: Beckley, West Virginia

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5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive
Beckley, WV 25801

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Louis Charles Frapolli, V

Louis Charles Frapolli, V, of Beckley passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. Born February 25, 1991, he is the son of Louis Frapolli, IV, Selena Marie Zarate and Ozzie Zarate.
Louis loved music and art, playing bass guitar, tattoos and piercing, collecting figurines and was an avid reader. He was a graduate of Independence High School. Louis was a very quiet and soft spoken person. He loved his 5 little brothers and enjoyed spending time with them. Louis had a beautiful smile and was a very sweet young man.
In addition to his parents, those left to cherish his memory include his fiancée Megan Wallace; brothers, Maxwell Frapolli, Julian Frapolli, Dominic Frapolli, baby Ozzie Zarate, Carlos Zarate and grandfather Gordon Lawson, great-grandparents Norma and Bill Ferguson, James Frapolli, Carmen Frapolli; and best friend Chris Barrett; and several other Aunts, Uncles, cousins and a host of friends also survive.
Louis was preceded in death by his grandmother Debra Larson, grandfather Donald Ferguson, uncle's Mark Ferguson, Richard McCullough cousin Zackery Munster; and his best friend and adopted uncle Chris Wills.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.
Friends may gather with the family Wednesday from 1 – 2 PM at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr. Beckley, WV.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Miss and love you! Tell everybody hello and don't forget to check on us from time to time.

Posted by Sylvia - beckley, WV   September 10, 2012


I still can't believe you are gone. I was looking through the yearbook and came across your picture. You were awesome and I will always remember the good times when we rode the bus together. I miss you! ♥

Posted by Jessica - Sophia - Friend   May 01, 2012

Louie, this is big max...i put family as my relation to you because thats what i felt we were.....i can't imagine how my life would have been without u in it....you were a positive impact on my life and i know that now more then ever seeing how hard it is to get through writing this letter...when i think of you i remember the fun charismatic 10 year old louie who used to try and find the funny in everything..hanging out with you Bianca, Lil Max, Darien and Eric were the best times in my life.....we were a crew..we used to rely on u to pick the right games to play and u would always pull through...The last time i saw you is when you came back to your boyhood town to pay a visit bringing along megan...was i shocked to see you..with that hair you grew.. i had wondered how your hairstyle had drastically changed over the years from a buzz cut with the jonny bravo flip in the front to a long ponytail but nonetheless i was thrilled to see you and talk about old times.....

Selena, My heart is with you and the family....i appreciate everything u and your family had done for me in the past....i had to get out my last words to louie..of coarse you know that my full support goes out to the family and. if you need anything Let me know.

Friends and Family remember to tell our generation and our future generations who louie was and memories you had with louie so he can live on forever..........

Im gonna miss you Lil Louie- Love : Big Max

Posted by Max Gassman - Skokie, IL - family   December 17, 2011


I can't believe you're really gone, but in heart, you're not. You are missed and loved by many people abroad. In no way were we close, but this event has truly saddened me and hasn't escaped my mind. I go through pain daily and I couldn't imagine the pain that you had to bare to have such things happen. You, my friend, are beautiful and will always be regardless of any happening. I'm sorry that you have had to endure the bitterness that this world has to offer. It's hard.. Hard to look past it. I hope you have discovered peace in your next life. A life where everyone and everything is full of compassion and beauty. Of all people, you deserve it Louis, the love, the laughter.. Rest in peace my friend.

Posted by Anonymous - Raleigh County, WV   December 09, 2011

My Beautiful Boy,, My handsome son.. You turned into such a wonderful,strong man. I was so proud to have you as my son.You were my oldest. You were the smartest kid, and person Ive ever met. You taught me so much in your 20yrs here. I learned how to be a good mother, a good person. I was so very blessed to have held you in my arms and watch you grow.We lived a hard life, But we had lots of love. You were just starting out in life. you had such a bright future. I will never understand why your gone. I will never fill this hole that you have left in my heart and soul. I cry everyday for you. I hope you knew how much you ment to me. how important you are to us. We will never be the same without you.But Atleast I had a angel here on earth for alittle while. Please know I love you. I always will. Give my love to my parents and all who are there with you. One day soon I will see you again, untill then my heart will ache for you. I hope you are at peace now. But forever I will be tormented without you here with me... Mama loves you baby boy.. Always and forever, I love you loulou... Love mommy

Posted by selena zarate - beckley, WV - mother   October 18, 2011

Louis, Selena, Max and all the family - we are not only grieving for you, but with you. Our hearts are broken. All our love to you and your family during this tragic time.

Posted by Lani, Mike and Max Gassman - Evanston, IL - Friend   September 16, 2011

- I had foods class w lou my sophomore year. he made the class interesting & was aways so full of lif. I learned a lot of simple life lessons fromhim that year. my heart goes out to all those closest to him. praying for you all.

Posted by amber bailey - crab orchard, WV   September 15, 2011

It's a shame we couldn't hang out more. You will be missed! We love you!!

Posted by Dawn Portalatin (Acevedo) - Belvidere, IL - Cousin   September 15, 2011


My heart is breaking for this lovely family and the loss of a dear friend. Louis will never be forgotten. He is a very special and unique man. I have so many fond memories and I am sure he found his peace. Much love to Louis and his remarkable family.

Posted by Gina Manning - Nashville, TN - Friend   September 14, 2011

Our dear Louis....we love you more than words can say. You are in our hearts always and forever.
Love Grampa & Grannie Annie

Posted by Gordon & Annie Larson - Skokie, IL - Grampa & Grannie   September 14, 2011


My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, I knew Lou from the mall,he seemed like a really great kid, had a great smile, God Bless

Posted by Beverly - Mount Hope, WV - Friend   September 14, 2011

Lou it is so hard to say goodbye, you will be greatly missed by many. You made everyone smile and i will cherish your memory and know you are at peace now. My prayers are with your family. I love u and will never forget you

Posted by Kristen - Beckley, WV - Friend   September 14, 2011

Louis was a good man. I know wherever he is, he's happier.

Posted by David Milam - Crab Orchard, WV - Friend   September 14, 2011

Our deepest sympathies to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of your son and brother.

Posted by Ted & Julie & Family - Sophia, WV   September 14, 2011

Lou you will be loved and missed by many. I did not know you that well however, I do know that what few classes I had with you in high school you gave me and everyone else a smile. May God be with the family during this sad trial on earth. Prayers going up.

Posted by Marcy Greco-Lester - Midway, WV   September 14, 2011

I was sorry to hear of Louis's death. There are no words that I can offer that will make this any easier, but please accept my deepest sympathy. Louis was a wonderful friend and mentor to so many people and will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with his family during this hardship.

Jamie Radcliff Clay

Posted by Jamie Radcliff Clay - Shady Spring, WV   September 14, 2011

I am so very sorry for your loss. Max was a student of mine and I know this will be a tough time to go through. My heart goes out to you all.

Posted by Holly Smith - Crab Orchard, WV   September 14, 2011

louis was a great person and friend he was always kind hearted and loved everyone i wnjoyed eating with him at schoola nd tlking with him he will be greatly missed love you lil buddy

Posted by courtni patrick - glen daniel, WV - friend   September 14, 2011


For the time we had Louis in our home we are grateful to have known him and loved him. I'm so sorry for your loss and I share in your grief.

With Love and Prayers,
Walt and Libby

Posted by Walter & Libby Farris - Sophia, WV - Friend   September 14, 2011

Louis, Even though we haven't kept in touch the past few years, I will miss you and you will always be in my heart. You are a great person and I can remember the first time i met you. Ill never forget you and I hope you find peace. We all love you and miss you.

Posted by Jessica Ann - Sophia, WV - Friend   September 14, 2011

Brother will always miss you and will always have a place in my heart that is missing.

Posted by Stephen Barrett - Crab Orchard, WV - Adopted Uncle   September 14, 2011

I remember having Louis in class a couple of years ago and was struck by how smart he was and his talent as an artist. He was inquisitive and such a polite and respectful young man. I enjoyed having him as a student in my class and am dumbfounded by his passing. I offer my condolences and will pray that your family is able to find peace in such a difficult time.

Posted by Erica Hampton - Beckley, WV - Former Teacher   September 14, 2011


We had not been close in a while, but I hate to see you go. You were truly an unique person and you could never leave someone without a smile. You will always be missed from everyone who's life you touched.

I miss you

Posted by Kathryn - WV   September 13, 2011


Dude....I know we weren't close, but I can remember talking to you in school. Out of everyone at that god forsaken high school, I never thought you'd be one of the first to go. Do me a solid and rock out where ever you may be. I hate that you're gone, but I'm glad to have met you man....

Posted by Mary - Crab Orchard, WV   September 13, 2011

My Little Louie, I know you hated being called that but that's what you've always been to me. My Little Louie. You could always make me feel better just with your beautiful smile. When you'd stay with me and had trouble sleeping as long as I laid you on my chest you'd fall asleep. My Little Louie. The world will never be the same without you in it. You were a wonderful, talented, loving kid and you've turned into a loving wonderful man.

Please know that even though we haven't been in touch as much as before you moved to WV the love I have for you has never changed. Only gotten stronger.

The little time I was blessed to have you in my life I would never give it up for anything in the world.

I miss you so much and I will always, always love you with all my heart.

Auntie Jessie

Posted by Jessica and Marljan - Des Plaines, IL - Aunt   September 13, 2011


Lou, im gonna miss you so much. I cant wait to see you again. Please tell oma and poppy i said hey. I love you!

Posted by Autumn Hatcher - crab orchard, WV   September 13, 2011

lou , i miss you ! please, tell oma & poppy hey for me . & ill always miss you.

Posted by Cheyenne - Crab Orchard, WV - family friend   September 13, 2011


Louie you will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers to all his closest family and friends. We love you!


Posted by Aaron Bennett - Schaumburg, IL - Uncle   September 13, 2011


Louie, will you be missed. I know you are watching down on everyone. Looking forward to see you again some day. Ozzy and Selena, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Lauren Schaffer - Albright, WV - Friend   September 13, 2011

Lou, You will be missed by many!Many are praying for you,and the comfort of your family. You will be fondly remembered by all! Loved to all!

Posted by Mary Jo & Jeff Wisniewski - Evanston, IL - Friend   September 13, 2011


My dearest Lou, the time has come for us to say our goodbyes here on earth. There however, will come a time when we shall all meet again in better place. I wait for this day and thank God for everyday you were part of our lives here on earth. You are a wonderful person and friend to all. We love and miss you always!
The Barrett's, Stephen, Jennifer and Gage

Posted by The Barretts, Stephen, Jennifer and Gage - Crab Orchard, WV - Close Friend   September 13, 2011

OZZ and family,
On behalf of my family to yours, we send our sincere condolences on the passing of your son. Ozz, remember to breathe.

Kris and Becky

Posted by Kris Siuta - shady spring, WV - friend   September 13, 2011


We are so sorry and extend our deepest sympathy.

Posted by Judy and Vaughn Wills - Princewick, WV   September 13, 2011

We are with you in spirit although we are so far away right now. We will be in touch again when we are back in US. We are so sad for you. No words can express our sadness.

Posted by Auntie Alice and Uncle Howie - Chandler, AZ - Aunt and Uncle   September 13, 2011


Gone but never forgotten. I love you!!

Posted by Sylvia - Beckley, WV - Family-Nephew   September 13, 2011

I love you Lou and I will never forget you. Many people miss & love you. I can't wait for the day until we can all be together again. Lou is you see my Mom and Dad tell them I said hello and I miss them so much!!

Posted by Sylvia Mitchem - Beckley, WV - Family-Nephew   September 13, 2011


Please except our deepest sorrow and know that all of you are in our prayers


Cathy and Sherry

Posted by Cathy Wilson - evanston, IL   September 12, 2011


I am truly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this terrible time....

Posted by Erica Snodgrass - sophia, WV   September 12, 2011

The staff of Blue Ridge Funeral Home would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family during this most difficult time.

Posted by Blue Ridge Funeral Home    September 12, 2011