Cecil Franklin, 85, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
He was the son of the late Ester Clyde and Alice Bernice Cook Franklin.
Survivors include his daughters, Twila Morris and Marisha Franklin.
Funeral services were held April 22 at the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville. Interment was in the Bagdad Cemetery in Bagdad, Ky.