Franklin Simpson

Published 9:28 am Friday, March 23, 2018

Franklin Simpson


Franklin Simpson, 81, of Junction City, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at his home.

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He was born on May 2, 1936, in Centertown, Kentucky to the late Alexander and Lucy Hamlet Simpson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lou Ellen Sinkhorn Simpson. Franklin was a proud Army veteran who served during the Korean War. He was an accomplished master carpenter and heavy equipment operator and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Along with his wife, surviving is a son, Franklin Dewey Simpson (Lori) of Richmond; a daughter, Erin Simpson of Centertown, Kentucky; and a sister, Dora Louise Williams of Centertown, Kentucky.

Funeral services 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home with Bishop Bradshaw and James Stinnett officiating. Burial in Parksville Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren, step-children, and step great-grandchildren.