Arthur Franklin, Jr.

November 22, 1949 ~ January 18, 2020 (age 70)


Arthur L Franklin Jr., 70, of McKeesport, passed away on  January 18, 2020. He was born on November 22, 1949, son of the late Arthur L. Franklin, Sr. and Violet Robinson Franklin.

Arthur was a loving husband to Stephanie Williams Franklin and devoted father to his children. He served his country during the Korean War. For many years, he worked as a Laborer for USS National Tube. Football, basketball, and wrestling were just a few of the sports he loved. He enjoyed them all.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents and brother Gary Franklin. He is survived by his loving spouse Stephanie Franklin; children,  Arthur L. Franklin III, Donisha Franklin, Ramon, Jabar, Stephanie, Minnie Howard, Larry Bryant and Omar Como and Tonisha; sister, Marian Franklin Nash; brother, Melvin Franklin both of McKeesport, 27 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


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January 26, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.
2326 Jenny Lind Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

Funeral Service
January 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Zion Baptist Church
1300 Locust Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

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