NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A person has died after a hearth destroyed his Hermitage condominium final month.
David Frensley was the psychologist for the Trousdale County Board of Education, working intently with the elementary college students within the county.
Frensley even got here out of retirement to assist as a lot as he might. That’s one thing Melissa Loerch, supervisor of particular training, stated she and her employees had been very grateful for.
“We are a family and even though he had only been with us for 15 months he was a part of that family and he knew that because we told him how much we appreciated him,” Loerch stated. “They would line up outside of his office in the morning when he was there so they could go in and watch his magic tricks, because he would always do magic tricks or card tricks and things along those lines.”
The Nashville Fire Department was known as to the 100 block of Hermitage Woods Drive on March 21 after stories of an condominium on hearth.
When crews arrived, they discovered flames and heavy smoke coming from one unit — that unit being Mr. Frensley’s.
“He did have mobility issues, I mean, he walked with a cane and he was an older gentleman and they don’t really have any idea what happened. It was just a very tragic thing,” Loerch stated.
Loerch informed News 2 she remembers the very last thing she stated to Frensley, not figuring out it might be the final time.
“It was so unbelievable because I had just seen him Thursday before we got out on spring break, and I was like, ‘well, don’t get into trouble while you’re gone,’ and it’s kind of just like the joking manner of not thinking that you would never get to see this person again,” Loerch stated.
This tragic accident nonetheless leaves so many nonetheless in shock.
“It’s a great loss for our county, it’s a great loss for our students, it’s a great loss for our teachers and it’s a great loss for me,” Loerch stated.