August 07, 2018


Wilbert Carl Franklin
February 20, 1943 - August 02, 2018

Wilbert "Dub" Carl Franklin was born February 20, 1943 in Clinton, La to the late Rev. Albert E and Beulah Franklin.  He graduated from Central Memorial High School in Bogalusa and Southern University in Baton Rouge. Dub worked for many years at Milne Boys Home in New Orleans and Hope Haven in Marrero.  After he retired he moved back to Bogalusa, LA.
On August 2, 2018, the Lord called Dub home.  He leaves to cherish his memory his three children: Corey Franklin of Houston, TX; Courtni Franklin of Slidell, LA and Akili Franklin of New Orleans, LA, one sister Joyce ( Supt Leslie) Fields of Varnado, LA and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Dub was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Albert and Beulah Franklin, Sr; his daughter Sharon Perkins, and three siblings, Albert E. Franklin Jr; Margaret Franklin, and Walter Franklin.
Dub will always be remembered for his ability to find humor in any situation and bringing joy and laughter to all who loved him.  The "Boonies" in his life will forever miss this " Big Timer".
Visitation will be Friday, August 10, 2018 from 9:00 am until the funeral service at 11:00 am at Holy Temple COGIC.  Interment at Bogalusa Cemetery.
Cook Richmond Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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