Lloyd Edward Franklin

Having lived all of his life at R.R. #2 Alma, Lloyd Edward Franklin finished his life’s journey as he requested, at home on Friday, October 8, 2021 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Shirley (Lindsay) for 63 years.  Dear father of the late Philip Franklin in infancy, Bill Franklin of Drayton, the late Darlene Shaw (2019) and her husband Steve of Belwood, the late Diane Miller (2004) and Carmen of Hanover, Colleen and Ken Bosomworth of Alma, Paul and Dale Franklin of Drayton, Robert Franklin and Lori Fountain of R.R. # 2 Alma, Andy and Alicia Franklin of Palmerston and Jeff and Cassy Franklin of Alberta. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather of Cassandra and Ben Milburn, Myla and Sienna, Carrie and Steve Skinner, Avery and Emersyn, Brady and Stephanie Franklin, Colton and Kason, Antoinette Franklin and Sammy Armstrong, Lauren Franklin and Xavier, John Shaw (Suzette), Stephanie Shaw (Ryan), Ted Miller, Travis Miller, Lindsay and Darryl Porterfield, Celina, Colin, Ellie and Savannah, Bridgette and Jeremy Hill, Charley, Jackson and Georgia, Wade and Kayla Franklin, Warren, Silas and Theo, Zach Franklin, Shane and Tamara Franklin and Freya, Alex Franklin, Ben Franklin, Mikayla Franklin, Maddie Franklin, Noah Franklin, Blair Franklin, Ava Franklin and Emma Franklin.  Brother of Lenora Novak and the late Steve Novak, Dorothy Vaughan and the late Alfred Vaughan and Jim Franklin.  Brother in law of the late Jim Lindsay and  Karen Lindsay, Joyce Duffield and the late Wayne Duffield, Marion and George Whale, the late Bob Lindsay and Vera Lindsay, Hugh and Leslie Lindsay, Barrie and Cathy Lindsay, Norm and Bernice Lindsay and Brian and Wendy Lindsay.  Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends.  Predeceased by his parents Angus and Gertrude (Schieck) Franklin, sister Ruth and her husband Tony Jedrzejewski .

The family will receive friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.  Please visit the book a visitation time below or call the funeral home at 519-638-3072 to book a time to attend visitation.  Masks are required for visitation and all Covid protocols will be followed. A private family service will be held in the Drayton United Church on Wednesday, October, 13, 2021.  The service will be video taped and made available on the funeral home website below on Friday, October 15, 2021.

As expressions of sympathy donations to the Drayton United Church or the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.