Shawn D. Franklin

Published 5:25 pm Friday, November 27, 2020

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Shawn D. Franklin

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Shawn David Franklin, 57, passed away peacefully on Nov. 26, 2020.

Born in Norwich, New York, Shawn was an Army veteran and a maintenance technician for Clean Energy Builds, a natural gas company. He enjoyed NASCAR, rebuilding golf carts and spending time with his family. He was known as a fun-loving, great guy by his friends and family.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Kathy R. Franklin; his parents, Alfred and Jean Franklin; two daughters, Meredith Franklin (Chris Sifford) and Alayna Franklin; two step-children, Hudson Gavin (Ashley) and Barbara Gavin; a sister, Sharon Franklin (Diane Soley); four brothers, Alan Franklin, Sherman Franklin (Diane), George Franklin (Laurie), and Adam Franklin (Linda); and five grandchildren, Janie, Christopher and Kyler Sifford and Holton and Kaimbree Gavin.

Services will be private.