Frank R. Surls, 62, passed away suddenly on Monday, January 30, 2012, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Frank was born in Springer, New Mexico, on August 14, 1949, to Hank and Nettie Surls of Roy, New Mexico. He was a 1967 graduate and All State Basketball and Football star of Roy High School. Frank was a graduate of the UNM Law School and a practicing attorney in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his son, Frank Surls; his grandparents, Frank and Eva Blasi of Roy and his parents, Hank and Nettie Surls, formerly of Roy, New Mexico. He is survived by his wife, Gail; sons, Matthew and Michael Surls of Georgia; daughter, Jeri Surls, Albuquerque.His sisters, Linda Surls Meyer of Elkland, Missouri; Judy Surls Mathews of Wasilla, Alaska; Toni Surls Pazos of Dallas, Texas; and one brother, Henry “Butch” Surls of San Antonio, Texas. Frank also had many nieces and nephews.