The Duncan Banner


May 25, 2013

Billy Franklin

April 26, 1963 — May 23, 2013

DUNCAN — Billy Franklin, 49, of Duncan passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Integris Hospice House in Oklahoma City.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25 at Gospel Beams Church with Rev. F. Ray Ledbetter officiating.

Interment will be at the Duncan Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Carter Smart Funeral Home.

Billy was born April 26, 1963, in Duncan to Billy Eugene and Peggy (Wilson) Franklin. He attended Duncan schools and graduated from Duncan  High School. He was a member of Gospel Beams Church.

Survivors include his daughter Kera Franklin of Duncan, mother Peggy Franklin of Duncan, brother Mike Franklin and wife Laura of Duncan, sisters Regina Carney and husband Billy of Duncan, Janetta Hall of Duncan, grandchildren Payton McGee and Morgan Johnson, nephews Cody Franklin, Micah Franklin, Tyler Carney, Jacob Hall and nieces Jessica Carney and Amanda Storts.

Billy was preceded in death by his father Billy Eugene Franklin, grandparents Stella Wilson Edelman, Earl Wilson, step-grandparents Horace Edelman, and Jay and Ethel Franklin.

Pallbearers will be Josh Gardner, Daniel Gardner, Tyler Carney, Micah Franklin, Jacob Hall and Dillon Payne.

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