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“Every one at the Flea Market sends there love we are so sorry for your loss he will be missed he was a great friend to many we do hope that you can...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: barbara knoll - Eddyville, KY

“Love to you and your family. Miss the time we all shared. Brenda, if need anything please call. Love and prayers; Danny and Jane Carter/flea market ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Danny & Jane - Newburgh, IN

“Brenda, Rhonda, and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. He will be missed by many. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jim and Judy Myers - corydon, KY

“Brenda, Ronda & Family - May God bless and give you strength. So many wonderful memories of Charles from Richardson Chapel, his kindness, and that...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Dean & Tina Rowe - Greenville, KY

“Ronda, Brenda, so sorry to learn of Charlie's passing. He was alway nice to us and he will be missed. May God bless and comfort you during this...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Hugh & Pat Sweatt - Central City, KY

“Aunt Brenda I am so sorry for your loss and the rest of the family I will always remember uncle Charles singing karaoke and you and him hearing me...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Michelle Moore - graham, KY

“So sorry for your loss Mrs. Franklin I always liked Mr.Franklin and Tony as you know was one of my best friends,,,,may god keep you........ ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Rick Reynolds - Campbellsville, KY

“Brenda I'm so sorry to here about Charles. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy (Hobgood) Bivins - KY

“Mr Franklin was my basketball coach in elementary school and his son Tony(rip) was my classmate. Very good man, taught me a lot growing up. My...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Clarence Brewer Jr.

“My heart felt sympathy to family and friends Charlie was a fine man was at a lot of his auctions he could sell mud pies always smiling and lots of...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Cookie Piper - Beechmont, KY

“Brenda my sweet friend love you and Charlie so much he had touched the face of God..and now he is with tony..... ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Deeann (Cindy) sister - KY

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CENTRAL CITY – Charles Wayne Franklin, 74, of Central City, died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at 9:54PM at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Franklin was born April 8, 1941, in Hopkins County. He was an auctioneer and U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Richardson Chapel General Baptist Church, where he served as deacon and maintenance person. He was preceded in death by his son, Tony Franklin; brother Wesley Franklin; and father Olif Franklin.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Brenda Hopgood Franklin; daughter Ronda (Deron) Rex of Northern Kentucky; grandchild Aaron (Jennifer) Franklin of Caneyville; mother Dorothy Franklin of Greenville; brothers Anthony (Barbara) Franklin of Greenville, Timmy (Claudia) Franklin of Bremen, and David (Patty) Franklin of Greenville; sister Regina (Kenney) Crick of Greenville; sister-in-law Patsy Franklin of Greenville; and daughter-in-law Bonnie Loney of Drakesboro.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 11:00AM at Richardson Chapel General Baptist Church, with Bro. Larry Lile officiating, assisted by Bro. Tommy Kidd. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00PM at the church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at