Name: Franklin, John

John Ray Franklin, 61, of Ledbetter passed away at 4:16 PM on Saturday, July

25, 2020 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

Mr. Franklin was a member of Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Ledbetter.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Edith (Courtney) Franklin of Ledbetter; one son, Isaac Franklin of Burna, KY; two daughters, Melanie Meade of Ledbetter, Hannah Nowling of Paducah; four brothers, Sanford Franklin of Marion, KY, Carroll Franklin of Sparta, IL, Gary Hardesty of Marion, KY, Jeff Franklin of Smithland; two sisters, Cindy Layne of Smithland, Judy Warran of Smithland; 7 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John A. and Vera Franklin; one brother, Jerry Franklin; one granddaughter, Courtney Meade.

There will be no services or visitation held at this time.

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Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.