Edwin “Gene” Franklin

Edwin “Gene” Franklin

Birth
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
Death 20 Jun 2016 (aged 82)
Monon, White County, Indiana, USA
Burial Monon, White County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 165542427 · View Source
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Edwin "Gene" Franklin 82 of Monon died at is home unexpectedly Monday June 20, 2016. Gene was born to the late William Goble and Virginia Dare Scot Franklin on May 22, 1932 in Shelbyville. Gene had lived the past 50 years on the Big Monon and was the oldest person living there. Gene was always offering help to anyone needing it. The morning he died was an example of him being the good neighbor. Gene married Linda Lou Curwick on October 8, 1954 in Monon and she survives. Gene started his work career with RCA in Monticello. He also worked for the Monon Stone Quarry, after working 22 years for the Monon Telephone Company he retired in 1999. Gene's life was about family, fishing, camping, playing the banjo, and was an avid Nascar fan, always routing for the number 24, Jeff Gordan. Gene is survived by his wife of 61 years, Linda. One daughter and son-in-law: Brenda and Russell England of Williamsport, IN. Three Sons and Daughter in laws: Merle and Glenna Franklin of Monon, Brad and Debbie Franklin of Monticello, Mark Cindy Franklin of Buffalo, IN. Sister: Joyce Duddy of Flora, IN. Nine grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Gene is preceded in death by his parents, on great grand son, brohter, and sister Ann Lou Abbott.
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  • Maintained by: Steve Franklin
  • Originally Created by: Alana Knochel Bauman
  • Added: 21 Jun 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 165542427
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin “Gene” Franklin (22 May 1934–20 Jun 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 165542427, citing Bedford Cemetery, Monon, White County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Steve Franklin (contributor 48149377) .