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Tommy Lee Franklin
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1929
Birds Point
Mississippi County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 2008
Charleston
Mississippi County
Missouri, USA

"RIVER RAT"
Tommy Lee Franklin died at the age of 78. On January 10,2008
He was born June 12, 1929 at Birds Point, Mo. to the late Harry Arthur and Gertrude Riggs Franklin. He was preceded in death by his brothers Johnny Dee Franklin, James Robert Franklin, and sister Betty Lee Franklin Davis.

He lived most of his life in Mississippi County. Being born near the banks of the Mississippi River, he spent most of his working life piloting Tow Boats from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast. He considered himself a "River Rat". 
 
Inscription:

In Memory of "RiVeR RaT", "In all thy ways ackowledge him and he shall direct thy paths" Prv.3:6
 
Note: Cause of death: Natural
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: To the Upper Mississippi River....It was the biggest part of his life
 
Created by: J. Arnold
Record added: Feb 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34290713
Tommy Lee Franklin
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Tommy Lee Franklin
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Tommy Lee Franklin
Added by: J. Arnold
 
 
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- Jean Parton
 Added: Jun. 30, 2013
May you Always Rest In Sweet Heavenly Peace Sir.
- Frosty Skimehorn
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
Love you Grandpa
- christie & Jimmy Arnold
 Added: Mar. 5, 2012
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