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1923 Robert 2015

Robert "Bob" Franklin

June 2, 1923 — September 4, 2015

Robert "Bob" Lee Franklin, 92, of Lanark Beach, FL, passed away Friday, September 4, 2015 at Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 p.m. at Carrabelle United Methodist Church at 102 NE Avenue, Carrabelle, FL. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Carrabelle United Methodist Church, with Pastor Aaron Batey officiating. Interment will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery in Carrabelle, followed by a reception at the Fellowship Hall of Carrabelle United Methodist Church. Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or

Bob Franklin was born June 2, 1923 in Seminole, OK. The son of Benjamin L. Franklin and Sarah Elizabeth "Grace" Percey Franklin. He was a WWII Army veteran and survivor of Omaha Beach and the European Campaign with Purple Heart and other accommodations. He was a member of VFW, American Legion and recently participated in Honor Flight with his Son (also US Army veteran). Bob was an active member of Carrabelle United Methodist Church, the Carrabelle Food Pantry and other volunteer activities. His hobbies were fishing and playing guitar and bass with friends and in church.

Mr. Franklin is survived by his wife of 70 years Pauline Ivy Franklin of Lanark Beach, FL his son Ken Franklin (wife Joanna) of Tallahassee; His granddaughter Melissa Franklin (partner Andrew "Drew" Graff) of Tallahassee; Two great grandsons Andrew "Aiken" Kenneth Graff and Oliver "Evers" Graff both of Tallahassee.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Carrabelle United Methodist Church or Carrabelle Food Pantry.

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