Franklin was born on October 30, 1936 and passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
Franklin was a resident of Amston Lake, Connecticut at the time of his passing.
He was married to Karen (Kaven) Wax.
Care of private arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 (woundedwarriorproject.org).
Charitable donations may be made to:
Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256