Mr. Bobby Gene Franklin
(May 5, 1938 - October 20, 2009)

Bobby Gene Franklin, age 71, of Sulligent, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at the residence.

Visitation 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Thursday evening at the Otts Funeral Home in Sulligent, Alabama. Funeral service, 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 23, 2009 from the Otts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in the Wofford Cemetery. Officiating minister, Bro. John Nicholson. Active pallbearers, Charles White, Randy Comer, Tim Clark, Richie Otts, Bobby Jones, and Wayne Alexander. Honorary pallbearers are his coffee drinking friends at Mr. Geneís and Macís Minit Mart.

Mr. Franklin was born on May 5, 1938 in Sulligent, AL to the late Clyde and Abbie Harris Franklin. He was married to the late Lorraine Regus Franklin. Mr. Franklin was a member of the Sulligent First United Methodist Church. He had previously worked at Marathon Equipment in Vernon, AL. Mr. Franklin enjoyed fellowship with friends at Mr. Geneís and Macís Minit Mart in Sulligent.

He is survived by 1 son, Robert Franklin, Sulligent, AL.; 1 grandson, Mason Franklin, Sulligent, AL.; 1 brother, Billy (Jamie) Franklin, New Orleans, LA.; and 1 sister, Dorothy Alexander, Sulligent, AL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Abbie Harris Franklin; his wife, Lorraine Regus Franklin; and his step-father, Robert Pennington.

Otts Funeral Home, Sulligent, AL directing.

Copyright:  2009