Franklin W. Shropshire
Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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 Samuel Shropshire.

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


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