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Charles Arthur Franklin


1925 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Charles Arthur Franklin Obituary
April 26, 1925 - September 25, 2016 Charles Arthur Franklin (Chuck) passed away September 25th at the age of 91. Beloved husband of Patricia Haney Franklin (d.2012), and adored father of Fred (d.2000) and his wife Mary, Chuck (Laurie), Bob (Justine), Terry (Reidulf), and Mary Pat (Denny). He was the darling Grandpa of Jen (Alfred), Carrie (Chris), Geoffrey, Brian (d.2008), Andisheh, Conor and Cortney. He is also survived by his cherished God-daughter Mimi Wood (David), and the 'kids' who claim him as their own Grandpa: Brian, Katie, Meghan, Michelle and Suzanne. Chuck and his wife Pat were in the first kindergarten class at Cathedral Chapel, and Chuck went on to Loyola High, and then Texas A&M. A fine pilot in WWII, after the war he began as a camera man in television and spent over 35 years as a respected technical director at CBS. He and Pat reveled in their retirement and spent many happy years travelling the world with their friends and family. His legacy of kindness, certitude and faith will forever be treasured by his grateful children. Funeral services will be held Sunday, 2nd of October at 2:00pm at Cathedral Chapel Church, 927 So. La Brea (La Brea and Olympic) and the interment is Monday the 3rd at 10:30am at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to Mary Health of the Sick Hospital, 2929 Theresa Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2016
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