Mr. Tigue Eugene Franklin, age 85, of Danville, VA, passed away on Monday, March 09, 2020 at his residence.
He was born on September 03, 1934, in Halifax Co., VA, to the late Thomas Eugene Franklin and Wilcie Martin Crawford.
Before his retirement, Mr. Franklin worked for the City of Danville Department of Public Works, as a division chief for 46 years and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Shirley Adkins Franklin, of the residence; children, Jeffrey Franklin (Theresa), of High Point, NC; Lisa Franklin (Leslie Baker), of Charles City, VA; and Jason Franklin, of Danville, VA; grandchildren, Mike Franklin and Justin Franklin (Carley); great-granddaughter, Courtney Franklin.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Swicegood Funeral Home with Pastor Denver Shakelford officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Highland Burial Park.
Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Franklin family.
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