Mark Eugene Franklin


Mark Eugene Franklin, 70, of Greenville, born on September 18, 1948, in San Angelo, Texas, passed away on April 6, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Linda; father, John B.; brothers, John B. Jr. and Bruce; cousin, Jon Gantenbein, and other cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean.

Mark was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the US Navy, flying with the Typhoon Trackers based on Guam. After his military service, he graduated from the University of Houston, and earned an MSEE from Northwestern University. After working in Spain and Japan as a contractor for the military, he finished his career as Systems Engineer at L-3 Communications, retiring in 2016. He was a member of the Creekside Church of Christ.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 10, at 10 AM, Creekside Church of Christ.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to American Cancer Society or to the Creekside Church of Christ building fund.
Published on April 10, 2019
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Tom Tillotson
Apr 12, 2019
I didn't realize until yesterday that Mark had passed away. I am sorry for you with your loss and hope that you will be able to manage in a good way. Your friend, Tom