David M. Franklin, 79, Fairbury, died at 8:27 am Monday, June 1, 2020 at his residence, Fairbury.
His graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, June 8, 2020 at Forrest Twp. Cemetery with Pastor Dan Robertson officiating. The family suggests memorials be given to the Livingston County Humane Society.
Mr. Franklin was born December 22, 1940 in Fairbury, the son of Richard C. and Frances M. Healy Franklin. He married Jeanette A. Donley on June 20, 1965 in Cullom. She survives in Fairbury.
Other survivors include two brothers, Dennis (Diane) Franklin, Chenoa and Mark (Samantha) Franklin, Union, WA.
Mr. Franklin had been employed at the Nichols Homeshield plants in Chatsworth and Davenport, IA until his retirement. He belonged to the MG British Sports Car Club and was a lover of nature and dogs.