Clarence Arthur Franklin Jr., 77, of Stephens City, died Saturday, September 25, 2021, at his residence.

He was born February 23, 1944, in Stephens City, the son of Clarence Arthur Franklin Sr. and Gladys Frances Cameron Franklin.

Mr. Franklin was a handy man.

Surviving are his companion of thirty years, Goldie Rinker; two daughters, Mickie Richards of Bunker Hill, WV and Jennifer Parker and her husband Jake of Mount Airy, NC; Goldie's children, Charles Presgraves and Teresa Jones; three brothers, James "Ronnie" Franklin, Terry "Lee" Franklin and Charlie Franklin; grandchildren, Corey Bly, Camron Parker, Eli Parker and Miles Parker and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Hibbs, and a brother, William Franklin.

Friends will be received on Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Phelps Funeral Chapel, 311 Hope Drive, Winchester.

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