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Gary W. Franklin

August 1, 1946 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 73)

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Cayce - Funeral Services for Gary W. Franklin, 73, will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Holland Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Celestial Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Monday, August 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Barr-Price Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holland Avenue Baptist Church.

Mr. Franklin passed away August 23, 2019. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late William and Hazel Eargle Franklin. He was a jet aircraft mechanic in the Air Force. Mr. Franklin enjoyed traveling and attending his children's and grandchildren's various sporting events. He served as a Deacon, was a RA Leader, and served on various committees in the church. Mr. Franklin enjoyed working with The Senior Adult Metallic Club. He was very devoted to Jesus, his church, and was a very devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years; Brenda Franklin, son; Warren Scott Franklin (Tonya), daughters; Tina Michelle Comfort and Carolyn 'Carol' Gwen Spires (Robbie), grandchildren; Devin and Lauren Riser, Meredyth and MacKenzie Franklin, and Eli and Franklin Spires, sisters, June Laird (Chris), Donna Goodman, and Susan Franklin, his loving dog Bella and his precious cat Christi.

He was predeceased by his brother, Billy Ray Franklin, and sister, Barbara 'Bobby' Huggins.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 26, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barr-Price Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel
609 Northwood Road
Lexington, SC 29072

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 27, 2019

1:00 PM
Holland Avenue Baptist Church
801 12th Street
Cayce, SC 29033

Burial
Tuesday
August 27, 2019

Celestial Memorial Gardens
3111 Delree Street
West Columbia, SC 29170

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