Mr. Ivan Franklin, Jr.


Mr. Ivan Franklin, Jr., age 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, April 28, 2022. 

He was a successful businessman who enjoyed farming with his son. He was an avid horseman who enjoyed barrel racing competitions with his son, daughter in law, and granddaughter in years past.

Ivan was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Ina Franklin, Sr.; a brother, Clint Franklin; a sister, Jesse L. Franklin Jackson, and two infant sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Franklin; son and daughter-in-law, Kip and Regina Franklin; a loving granddaughter, Natalie Franklin, all of Chatsworth; a brother, Jerry Franklin; sisters, Ann Lou Franklin and Jannie Giddens; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home in Chatsworth. The family received visitors from 12 to 3 p.m.  Lamar Beason and Johnny Beason officiated. Burial was in Murray Memorial Gardens of Chatsworth.

Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth was in charge of the funeral arrangements.