Leonard Franklin Jr., age 71 of Caryville, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at his home.  He was born on November 6, 1951.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife Rita Franklin.

Leonard is survived by his son Charles Anthony Franklin of Okeechobee, FL; daughter Heather Franklin-Lowman and Terry of Clewiston, FL; grandchildren Micaela and Leah Lowman and Gregory and Gavin Franklin; stepchildren Maria Lane of Dayton, Ohio and Matthew Gross of Dayton, Ohio; step-grandchildren Christopher Hardin and Tiffany, Tyler Lane and Lindsey, Alexandra Lane and Aubrie, and Jaidon Lane; and a host of other relatives and friends.

No services are planned at this time.

Leonard’s guestbook may be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com.

The family has entrusted the care of Leonard T. Franklin Jr. to                                                                            Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”