Orbie Benjamin Franklin, Jr. Obituary

Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:13 AM.

Orbie Benjamin Franklin Jr. "OB" was born December, to the late Orbie Sr and Eliza Franklin in Homerville, GA. OB was proceeded in death by his father and mother OB Sr. and Eliza Franklin, one daughter Octavia Franklin and three brothers. He later moved to Port St. Joe, Florida and was employed at St. Joe Paper Company for many years. He continued his education at Haney Vocational - Technical School where he received a certification in Auto Mechanic. Mr. Franklin life was concluded on May 6, at his residence. OB memories will live forever.

He leaves precious memories to three daughters: Cynthia Bell (Homerville, GA) Audrey WilIiams (Tallahassee, FL) and Shatavia Franklin (Port St. Joe, FL); two sons, Lamar Franklin (GA) and Dan Scott(AL); eight sisters and brothers: (Agnes V. Williams/Homerville, GA), Suzie F. Ford (TaIlahassee, FL),Terry Franklin (Connie ), Homerville, GA, Leathea Williams (Elisa), Douglas, GA, Jean Edmond (Keight), Homerville, GA, Tony Franklin,(Valarie), Milwaukee, WS, Larry Franklin and Michael Franklin both of Columbus, GA; 12 grandkids and a very special loving friend (Verline Franklin) and a host of sorrowing and caring nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A precious one from us has gone

A voice we loved is still.

A place is vacant in our family

Which never can be filled.

A place is vacant in our family



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