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James William "Jim" Franklin

September 2, 1937 ~ February 27, 2018 (age 80)


James “Jim” William Franklin 80 of Dublin, passed away at his residence, February 27, 2018 after an extended illness. Mr. Franklin was born in Jackson County NC, September 2, 1937 to the late William Alvin and Bertha Moore Franklin. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Franklin had lived in Dublin since 1979. From 1979 to 2000, Mr. Franklin was employed as a Crew Leader with Southeast Paper Co. After 21 years of faithful service, it was time for him to retire. Mr. Franklin was a member of Scotts Creek Baptist Church in Sylva, NC.

Mr. Franklin was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Franklin; three sisters, Mary Coward, Jean Franklin, and Marty Franklin.

Visitation will be held at the Family Worship Center at 1013 Wrightsville Ave, East Dublin, GA 31027 on Friday night, March 2, 2018 from 6 to 8 P.M.

Graveside services will be held at Fairview Memorial Gardens on Fairview Road, Sylva, NC on March 4, 2018 at 1:00 P.M.

Mr. Franklin is survived by one son, James A. Franklin of Dublin; one daughter, Jill (Tony) Fulford of Dublin; one sister, Bobbie (Jack) Dillard of Franklin, NC, three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Please visit our website at to sign Mr. Franklin’s memorial register.

Brantley Funeral Home of Wrightsville (478)864-2808 has charge of arrangements for Mr. Franklin.


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