Pastor Franklin served as the Pastor of Hardingville Bible Church for over 30 years and was very active in the FFBC during that time, serving as the President of the FFBC for seven years and spending many more years serving on the Executive Committee of the FFBC. Pastor Franklin was a gifted administrator, a powerful preacher, and a loving mentor to many of the men in the FFBC.
The funeral for Pastor Franklin was held on Saturday, October 12 at Hardingville Bible Church with Dr. Jack Keep officiating. Pastor Ron Whitehead, President of the FFBC and a former intern under Pastor Franklin at Hardingville Bible Church, was among those who spoke during the funeral.
A scholarship program for young men who sense God's call into the full-time pastorate is being established in Pastor Franklin's honor.
Pastor Franklin's obituary is available online at the Hardingville Bible Church website -
Please continue to keep Mrs. Franklin, the children, the rest of the family and the church in your prayers.