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Edward Evans Franklin, 61, of Fredericksburg passed away at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.
He is survived by his eternal companion, Deborah; two children, Melissa Johnston and husband Joshua of Riverside, Calif., and Christopher Franklin of Fredericksburg; stepsons James and Eric Hardgrave, both of Richmond; stepdaughter Natalie R.E. Hardgrave Racho and husband Michael of Alexandria; and granddaughter Paige Nicole and her mum, Charmaine.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Stephanie; and his parents, Fredric and Laura Franklin.
His funeral will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fredericksburg Ward, 1710 Bragg Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, with the family receiving friends an hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.
Online condolences may be sent at mullinsthompson