May be made payable to American Cancer Society in care of Pitman Funeral Home P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385
Ronald "Ron" Franklin passed away on July 24, 2017 at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of Charleen Franklin nee Frank of Wentzville, Missouri; He is survived by his two daughters, Cheryl (Robert) Stevens of St. Charles, MO, Christine "Tina" (Mark) White of Chesterfield, MO; son, Ron (Jessica) Franklin Jr. of Wentzville, MO; four granddaughters, Christia (Jack) French, Deanna (Kevin) Johnson, Angelina (Richard) Jenkins, Sarah R. White; three grandsons, Mark H. White, II , Samuel Franklin, Nathanael Franklin; great-grandson, Dominic Johnson; five great-granddaughters, Kamryn Johnson, Hailey Jenkins, Kinsley Johnson, Sawyer French, Harper French; He is preceded in death by his father, Noah Franklin, mother, Jane Franklin. Ron shared 60 years of marriage with his lovely wife, Charleen. He proudly served his country in the Airforce as well as a 25+ year career at McDonnell Douglas. Ron enjoyed boating, especially at Lake of the Ozarks. He was an avid poker player, especially online and loved watching World Series of Poker on television. Ron enjoyed watching baseball, most of all the St. Louis Cardinals. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.