1928 – 2018
John Henry Franklin, 89, passed from this life on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Navajo Dam. John was born on July 10, 1928 to Jessie and Tommie Franklin. John, a Navy Veteran, was the youngest of 5 boys , all of whom served in WWII. He was stationed abroad the USS Millette and is a longtime member of the Local 412 and the ELKS. John loved boating and fishing in his spare time.
John is preceded in death by his parents Jessie and Tommie Franklin, Roy Cox; Twin daughters Jeannie Franklin and Janette Linck; brothers Jimmy, Edwin, Phil and Cecil Franklin.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife; Annette Franklin, daughter; Carol (David) Nelson, grandchildren; Sabrina and April Linck, Marcy (Kyle) Paterik and Ryan Nelson.
In Leu of flowers the family asks you to please make donations to a charity of your choice.
John’s care is entrusted to Alternative Choice Funeral & Cremation, 804 N. Dustin Ave., 505-325-9611. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com.
Published in Farmington Daily Times on Apr. 15, 2018