John “JW” Franklin – Obituary

By  | September 6, 2018 | Filed under: Hartsell Heritage Funeral Home, Obituaries

John “JW” Franklin, 92, of Danville passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Mr. Franklin was born January 1, 1926 in Morgan County to Johnnie and Ever Mae Franklin. He was a member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church and had been employed by Worthington Steel and then by Federal Mogul. Mr. Franklin is preceded in death by his parents and a son, John Wayne Franklin; four brothers, Bronner, Farris, Buddy and Bobby and two sisters, Wanda and Elizabeth.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Franklin; his daughter, Janet Reynolds; sister, Katie Mae Kirby; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be Friday, September 7, 2018 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home followed by an 11 a.m. chapel service with Brother Gary Peebles and Brother Tom Campbell officiating. Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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