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Ronald Keith Franklin 'Bill'

May 10, 1936 September 20, 2011
Ronald Keith Franklin 'Bill'
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Mr. Ronald Keith Franklin “Bill”, 75 of Dundas, VA passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at his residence. He was born May 10, 1936 in Henlawson, West Virginia to the late Lawrence and Goldie Rains Franklin. He was the husband Of Nancy Sue Franklin. He was better known as Bill or Paw Paw Bill. He loved Blue Grass music, playing the guitar, playing poker and the Lotto. He always wanted to hit The big one. He loved living in Dundas and loved the simple life; it didn’t take much To please him. His cadilac was his baby. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Sue Franklin, his children, David K. Franklin (Vickey) And Eddie M. Franklin (Phyllis) all of Dundas, VA and Teresa Winfree (David) and Tammy Martin (Mark) all of Virginia Beach, VA; his sisters, Helen Watts, Delana Conley and Freda Justice; his 9 grandchildren, Nancy, Jason, Michelle, Michael (Mickey), Ronnie, April, David (Da’ Da’), Jessica and Jake; his 12 great grandchildren, Courtney,Timmy, Jason, Jr., Miranda, Emily, Annabeth, Ashley, Blake, McKenzy, Lucas, Tucker and Cooper And their extended families. Also Kevin Evans who has been like a son and has been A great help since he became ill. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Homer, Damford and Vernon Franklin and his sister, Hazel Barker. A special thanks to our mother, his wife of 56 years. She has been the rock of our family for many years, especially since he became ill. She has been his sole caregiver. She loved him for better and for worse. He loved his family and his family loved him. He will leave an empty hole in our hearts but has left us with her. He may be gone but will never be forgotten. Heaven was blessed with a great Paw Paw today. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 24, 2011 2:00pm at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Rice.

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Trinity Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

22482 Prince Edward Hwy
Farmville, VA 23901

22482 Prince Edward Hwy Farmville 23901 VA
United States

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