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Kenneth Riley Franz

May 5, 1928 November 2, 2019
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Kenneth Riley Franz
1928 – 2019
Kenneth Riley Franz, 91 of Ashland, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at his home.
Mr. Franz was born May 5, 1928 in Boyd County, KY to the late Henry and May Gilpin Franz. He was a graduate of Ashland High School and a self-employed Contractor, his hobbies were gardening, reading, heavy equipment, motor cycles and flying.
Surviving is his wife Phyllis Bailey; his children, Jerrye Lee Franz of Ashland, KY, William Franz, his wife Linda, of Ashland, KY, Janet Kay Short of Titusville, FL, Jonbrent Franz of California, and Susan Elaine Swisher of Gallipolis, OH, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, one sister, Geneva Morrow Wilson of Spring Hill, Fl, special friend, Jerry Wellman, and Faithful Companion “Rocky”. He will be sadly missed by his good friends.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Raymond Franz, Walter Franz, Edward Franz, Elmer Franz, Charles Franz, and Arthur Franz, sisters, Marie Glass, Eleanor Franz, Florence Price, Dorothy Scholtens, Edna Ford, and Pauline Abney.
Funeral service for Mr. Franz at 1pm, Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street, Catlettsburg. Pastor Keith Katterheinrich will officiate. Final resting place in Catlettsburg Cemetery. Visiting hours are 11am until Service Time Wednesday at the Funeral Home.
The Franz Family would like to express their gratitude for the wonderful care provided by Dr. Charles Rhodes, Tamara Wellman, Community Hospice and Woodland Oaks Health Care.
Flowers are welcome, or donations can be made to the Community Kitchen, ashlandcommunitykitchen.com, 2516 Carter Avenue, Ashland Kentucky, 41101 or a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be left at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

6

Nov

11:00 AM 11/6/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/6/2019 1:00:00 PM
Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home

2702 Panola Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home
2702 Panola Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Service

Wednesday

6

Nov

1:00 PM 11/6/2019 1:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 11/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home

2702 Panola Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home
2702 Panola Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Catlettsburg Cemetery Final Resting Place

36th Street
Catlettsburg , KY 41129

36th Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Community Kitchen

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