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SR Dempsey Dean Franklin

SR Dempsey Dean Franklin

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death 1 Jun 2013 (aged 67)
Matthews, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Burial Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 12, Row 21, Plot 287
Memorial ID 111817993 · View Source
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MATTHEWS — Dempsey Dean Franklin, 67, died on Saturday, June 1, 2013 in his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Banner Elk, North Carolina on June 28, 1945 to the late James Clinard Franklin and Lola Lucille Andrews Franklin. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Dean married Toni Lee Grant on February 24, 1985, and she survives. He was a member of the I.B.E.W. 481 and worked throughout the United States as a Journeyman Electrician. Dean enjoyed riding motorcycles and was formerly involved in the Muddobbers Motorcycle Club.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Toni Lee Franklin, Matthews; daughters, Deana (Kenneth) Kemble, Matthews, and Christa (Michael) James, Friendswood, TX; grandchildren, Tia Cannon, David (Angie) Kemble, Laura Kemble, Kendra Kemble, Sara Kemble, Jordan Kemble, William James, Isaiah James, Grant James and Megan James; great-grandchildren, Emily Kemble Anabella Parnell, Cash Kemble, Sierra Cannon, Bobby Joe Kemble, Lucas Kemble, Ashlie Kemble, and Ian Riley; brother, Melvin Clinard Franklin, FL; mother-in-law, Wanda Grant, Matthews; aunt, Cleo (Pete) Hornbeck, Muncie; many cousins; and his beloved dog, Daisy Mae.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Franklin; mother, Lola Lucille Simon; daughter, Dionne Stevens; and stepfather, John Simon.

Funeral Service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1465 E. Bradford, Marion, Indiana with Bishop Kenneth Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Marion National Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City, Indiana.


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A TRUE PATRIOT
EMBLEM ON THE HEAD STONE IS FOR THE MORMON (Angel Moroni)


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  • Created by: Lynn Stoops Chapel
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111817993
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SR Dempsey Dean Franklin (28 Jun 1945–1 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111817993, citing Marion National Cemetery, Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Lynn Stoops Chapel (contributor 47411618) .