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Richard Howard Franklin

Richard Howard Franklin

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 4:00 pm

Richard Howard Franklin, 89, of Greenfield died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at his residence.
Services were held at 3 p.m. Monday at Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Greenfield with Bro. Jerry Powell officiating. Burial was in Morris Cemetery, Greenfield.
Franklin was born Aug. 9, 1922, in Greenfield, son of the late Author and Eula Arnold Franklin. He was the widower of Audrey May Leyhue Franklin. He was a veteran of the United States Army, a retired farmer, retired from Halls Printing Co. and was member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Brasure of Greenfield; one son, Richard Howard Franklin of Greenfield; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Donald H. Franklin; one grandchild, Sherry Jo Campbell; and eight brothers and sisters.
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