Name:   Roy Howard Franklin

From:  The Wilmington Star-News, Wilmington, North Carolina
Date:  Wednesday, January 7, 2004

BURGAW -- Roy Howard Franklin, age 75, of 205 E. Ash St., died Friday, January 2, 2004, at New Hanover Reg. Med. Center.

Mr. Franklin was born September 17, 1928, in Syracuse, NY son of the late George and Hazel Galusha Franklin. Mr. Franklin married his loving wife Barbara in May of 1953.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Franklin of the home; stepfather, Robert Vandemark of Syracuse, NY; a son James Franklin and wife Meg of Burgaw; two daughters, Donna Franklin and Cindi Franklin both of NJ; a foster son George Jacobs, of CO; seven grandchildren, Arthur Sweetman, Michael Sweetman, J. Markus Franklin, Jonathan Franklin, Jenna Franklin, Matthew Franklin, Christina Powers; one great-grandchild, Kyi Greenaway, one brother, Walter Franklin of Homer, NY.

Mr. Franklin was predeceased by a son, Steven Franklin; a foster daughter, Gail Jacobs, and a grandchild, Larisa Kabara.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Harrell's Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Patrick Pridgen will officiate.

Visitation will be tonight 7-9:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made to New Covenant Evangelical Presbyterian Church, PO Box 417, Burgaw, NC 28425.

A service of Harrell's Funeral Home, Burgaw. 910-259-2136.