Franklin D Newman

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Franklin D. Newman 82, of Woodville, passed Saturday May 5, 2018 at home surrounded by family.

Franklin was the last of 12 children.

He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Newman. Donna and Franklin had a close relationship and were considered Sweethearts who never had an argument – he was proudly spoiled rotten by his wife. He was a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. He was a hard worker all of his life and worked as an Electrician in the construction industry and also as a Mechanic.

He loved music and regularly performed at the Wakulla Senior Citizens Center where he sang and played the mandolin, harmonica and guitar.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Newman; two sons, Dwight Newman (Lisa) and Freddie Newman (Jennifer); three stepchildren, Dorothy Waff, Wade Waff and Ward Waff; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services and arrangements are under the care of Skip Young and will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Family Funeral Home, 84 Ochlocknee Street Crawfordville.
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Published in The Wakulla News on May 10, 2018
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