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Arthur Lee Franks

July 22, 1937 July 26, 2017
Arthur Lee Franks
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Obituary for Arthur Lee Franks

Arthur Lee Franks, 80, of Burlington, Kentucky, after a battle with cancer, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Art is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Peggy Jo Jenkins Franks. He is also survived by his children: Melissa Franks (Brian Alkire), Beth Rudd (Jim), and David Franks (Christine Smith). Art’s passing will be mourned by his brothers and sisters: Rondel Franks (Janet), Pat Byrd, Juda Dixon (Jerry), and Larry Franks (Billie). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren: Justin Rudd, Kristen Rudd, Matthew Rudd (Kelli), Nathan Franks, Anthony Harsch, Aubree Rudd, Sam Rudd, Oscar Rudd, and Amaya Rudd. Art is preceded in death by his sisters: Freda Hensley and Dorothy Westermeyer; and his grandson, Andrew Joseph Rudd. He was a member of First Church of Christ in Burlington, Boone County Horseshoe League, and Boone County Senior Citizens. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, and sports, namely the University of Kentucky Wildcats and the Cincinnati Reds. Visitation will take place on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Stith Funeral Home, 2988 Phyllis Court, Hebron, Kentucky 41048, at 10:00 a.m. until the time of Service at 12:00 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Hopeful Lutheran Cemetery, Florence. The Rev. Brian Heckber will be officiating. Stith Funeral Home, Hebron is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials take the form of donations to: First Church of Christ, 6080 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington, Kentucky 41005. Online condolences may be left for the family at: www.stithfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Saturday

29

Jul

10:00 AM 7/29/2017 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/29/2017 12:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Hebron

2988 Phyllis Court
Hebron, KY 41048

Stith Funeral Homes - Hebron
2988 Phyllis Court Hebron 41048 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Jul

12:00 PM 7/29/2017 12:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Hebron

2988 Phyllis Court
Hebron, KY 41048

Stith Funeral Homes - Hebron
2988 Phyllis Court Hebron 41048 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hopeful Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

6430 Hopeful Church Road
Florence, KY 41042

6430 Hopeful Church Road Florence 41042 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Church of Christ

6080 Camp Ernst Road
Burlington, KY 41005
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