Leonard Franklin Jr, 73, of Edmond, OK went to be with the Lord on July 26, 2017. He was born on August 22, 1943 in Lindsay, OK to Leonard Franklin and Willie Norton Franklin.
Leonard worked in the oilfield for 50 years. He was an active member of the Waterloo Road Baptist Church and he also served as a Youth Pastor at Kelview Heights Baptist Church in Midland, TX for 4 years. He loved his Lord Jesus Christ and his loving wife and family. Leonard enjoyed his time at the lake, fishing, fixing things the grandkids broke and the OKC Thunder.
He was married to Kathrin Franklin for 55 years. He is survived by wife Kathrin Franklin of Edmond, OK; children, Jeff Franklin and wife Lisa of Midland, TX, Kim Mashburn and husband Jeff of Fairfield Bay, AR; grandchildren, Austin Mashburn of OKC, OK, Kathrin Brown and husband Nick of Rockhill, SC, Ashley Mashburn of Fairfield Bay, AR, Grant Franklin of Midland, TX, Ellee Franklin of Midland, TX; one great-grandchild, Madelyn Nicole Brown “Peanut” of Rockhill, SC, and sister Leta Kay Adkinsson and husband Leon of Lindsay, OK. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Willie Franklin.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 31, 2017 at Waterloo Road Baptist Church in Edmond, OK. Graveside services will take place at 2:00 p.m. at Green Hill Cemetery in Lindsay, OK.