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Jimmy R. Franklin
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1944
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2012
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

Jimmy R. Franklin, 67, of New Richmond, died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at Seton Specialty Hospital, Lafayette.

Born Sept. 4, 1944, in Barren County, Ky., he was the son of Helen Frances Stinson Franklin and the late Guy T. Franklin. He was a graduate of Coal Creek Central High School.

On May 12, 1973, he married Louan Jenkinson, and she survives.

Mr. Franklin retired from Raybestos Products Inc. after 40 years where he worked in production set-up.

He was a member of New Richmond Christian Church, Wabash Club, Senior Bowling League of Crawfordsville, Linden Conservation Club and Hilltop Archery Club, attending the Royal Archer Competition in New York. Mr. Franklin was also an assistant Boy Scout Leader and a volunteer with the Special Olympics. He was an avid fisherman, loved being outdoors and loved to hunt mushrooms.

Surviving are his wife, Louan Franklin of New Richmond; mother, Helen Franklin of Lebanon, Tenn.; son, James Clayton Franklin (wife: Jody) of Darlington; daughter, Tammy Franklin of Lafayette; brother, Richard Franklin (wife: Shirley) of Hayworth, Ill.; sister, Pat Gross of Lebanon, Tenn.; special cousin, David "Short" Short (wife: Sue) of New Richmond; and 6 grandchildren.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Shoemaker Funeral Home, 202 Bratton Road, Waynetown, Richard Shirar officiating. Burial in New Richmond Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association , Attn. Memorial Processing Center, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 or to the American Diabetes Association , 6415 Castleway W. Drive, Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN 46250.

Published in the Journal & Courier on January 7, 2012 
 
Burial:
New Richmond Cemetery
New Richmond
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Sherry Salla
Record added: Jan 07, 2012
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Jimmy R. Franklin
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Jimmy R. Franklin
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Remembered by the class of 1963 - Coal Creek Central High School
- Sue Oppy Hammer
 Added: Feb. 19, 2013

- Sherry Salla
 Added: Jan. 7, 2012
 
 
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