OBITUARY

Carl John Franklin

May 21, 1941October 20, 2019
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Carl John Franklin "Papa", 78 of Hurst, TX passed away on October 20, 2019. He was born on May 21, 1941 to Carl Worley Franklin and Johnnie Fitzgerald, both of which preceded him in death. Carl attended and graduated from Haltom High School, and is a college graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington, and later received Master's degrees from Texas Christian University and Southern Methodist University. He worked in Telecommunications for Southwestern Bell for 25 years. Carl enjoyed playing tennis, jogging, and playing the guitar.

Carl is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Gloria; three sons, Jason Franklin, Robby Wilson, Dale Wilson; his brothers, Danny and Scotty; his grandchildren, Shiloh Hernandez, Tanner Wilson, Alicia Wilson, Morgan Franklin; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Reception Saturday, October 26, 2019

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Judy Jackson Craigo

October 27, 2019

Carl was my first boss when I was promoted to the state staff. Such a fine man.

Was sad when he got sick and retired.

Prayers of Comfort and Peace for Carl's family and friends.

Tony Pecina

October 26, 2019

Gloria,
So sorry to hear about Carl. I have so many great memories of working with Carl on the Bell College Recruiting Team. My sincere condolences. Tony Pecina

Ken & Fran Eastwood

October 24, 2019

Gloria,
We are so sorry for your loss. We have also lost a good neighbor.

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