Franklin Garner Smith, age 68 of Paducah died Friday, October 13, 2017 at John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born the son of the late Willard Smith and the late Jo Nell Cole Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a retired hairdresser, and was a deacon at Highland Baptist Church.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his son: Jon Paul Smith (Terrilyn) of Paducah; his daughter: Eve Smith of Paducah; his brother Ronald Smith of Cadiz; and his two grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Yvonne Smith; and his sister: Cynthia Hunt.