Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Charles Walter Franklin

12/28/1939 - 01/11/2022

Charles Walter Franklin, 82, of Hayesville passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022. He was the son of the late Grady and Josephine Hughes Franklin. Charles had been a manager for Coble. He had graduated from Hayesville High School and loved gardening, hunting, and fishing.

Charles was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Franklin; and sisters, Francis Dobbins and Bonnie Bryson.

Surviving is a daughter, Linda Franklin; a son, Charles Edward Franklin and wife, Janet; grandchildren, Tiegha Franklin, Kain Franklin, Cody Ownbey, Dylan Ownbey, and Delilah Ownbey; and great grandchildren, Uriah, Charlie, and Rylie.

Graveside service will be held at 12:00 noon Friday, January 14, 2022 at Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Rondal Brown and Rev. Aud Brown officiating. Pallbearers will be Andrew Brown, Timothy Brown, Cody Ownbey, Dylan Ownbey, Paul Lipoff, and Donovan Burke.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made toward the funeral expenses.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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