Franklin W. Shropshire, age 69, of White Pine, passed
away at Physicians Medical Center in Knoxville on Saturday, July 13, 2013.
He was retired from Norfolk-Southern Railroad after 30
years of service.
He was preceded in death by his son Phillip Lane
Shropshire, his parents Charlie and Cleo Shropshire, and his infant brother
Survivors include his son Franklin Douglas Shropshire;
grandchildren Ezra, Aaron, and Luke Shropshire; great-grandchildren Slate,
River, and Hunter Shropshire; extended family to include stepson Keith
(Crystal) Bailey and their children: Tyler, Brooklyn, Trevor, and Peyton
Bailey; stepson Will Essery; former wives Yuvonne Seal, Sandy Stills, and Kim
Shropshire; best friend Laura "Leggs" Clark; special aunt Audrey
Shropshire; also several friends and adopted family members.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, from
5:00-8:00 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home in White Pine. Family and friends will
gather at the funeral home on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. to go in
procession to Antioch Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside interment service
with the Rev. Earl Campbell officiating.
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, White Pine