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Robert Allen Franks

September 5, 1963 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 60) 60 Years Old

Robert Franks Obituary

Robert Allen Franks, 60, of Commiskey, passed away at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at his residence.

Born September 5, 1963, in Seymour, he was the son of Linda Sue (Millspaugh) Garrity and the late Delmar Arthur Franks. He was married to Jeri Ann Burchfield; she preceded him in death.

Robert was a 1981 graduate of Jennings County High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from January of 1981 until 1984. He was a lifelong self-employed dry wall hanger. Robert was a member of Weston Baptist Church in Commiskey. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing pool and darts, and singing.

Survivors include his son, Joseph Franks of Commiskey; his daughter, Ambrosa (Richard) Burton of Commiskey; mother, Linda Garrity of Commiskey; sister, Lisa Booker of North Vernon; grandchildren, Hillary Franks of Seymour, Rebecca Miller of Elizabethtown, Jocelyn Hawkins, and Gordon Burton Jr., both of Commiskey, Hailey Burton of Salem, Jazlyn Burton, and Aaliya Burton, both of Scottsburg; and great-grandchild, Greyson Martinez of Seymour.

He was preceded in death by his father, and his wife.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A graveside service will take place at a later date in the Dupont Cemetery in Dupont with the Rev. Dan Corbin officiating with military graveside honors.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home in honor of Robert for expenses.

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January 23, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
420 South State Street
North Vernon, IN 47265


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