Mr. Franklin was born June 25, 1954, in San Antonio to Patricia Margarite Eads and Coleman Lyons Franklin II. He married Phyllis A. Hand in George West on July 23, 1987. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received his bachelor’s degree. He was an industrial engineer and worked in places all over the world. He enjoyed traveling.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Franklin of Three Rivers; his mother, Patricia Margarite (Eads) Franklin of George West; two sons, James Scott (Jennifer) Franklin of George West and Michael Thomas Bylar of San Patricio County; a daughter, Jennifer Christina Franklin of Austin; three sisters, Candice (Wayne) Johnson of Colorado, Prissy (Randy) Stevens of Tyler and Dawn Franklin of Lockhart; three brothers, Robin Franklin of George West, Ricky (Suzanne) Carroll of Three Rivers and Drew Eads Franklin of Huntsville.
Visitation was held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home in Three Rivers.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers