Gary Franklin, Mt. Juliet, passed away Sept. 1 at age 70.
He was a Senior Division Measurement Technician/Project Manager for Spectra Energy where he worked for 41 years. Franklin was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Hermitage, and a Jaycee in Illinois and Oklahoma. The Memorial Service, conducted by Pastor Keith Encko, is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church (1003 Hickory Hill Lane), in Hermitage, with visitation for one hour prior to the service.
Survivors include: wife of 47 years, Darlyne Weden Franklin; children: Gary Dee (Valerie) Franklin II, Jennifer Darlyne Franklin, and Heidi Dawn (Lane) Phelps; and grandchildren: Austin Dee Franklin Bates, Paige Renee’ Trumbo, Dorothy Murphy, Charitie Dawn Franklin, Rheann Danielle Franklin, Ethan Dee Phelps, and Daniel Williams.
He is preceded in death by father Edd Franklin, mother Marjorie Franklin, and grandchild Garett Dee Franklin.
Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, (615)444-9393.