Robert Cecil “Red” Franklin, 75, died at home on November 22, 2022 with his wife by his side. He was born on January 8, 1947 to Francis Edward “Frank” Franklin and Edith Elnora “Nonie” Franklin.
He is preceded in death by his parents and son Robert Cecil “Bobby” Franklin Jr.
Franklin is survived by his wife Pamela Franklin, children Rodney Franklin, Christy Witzel, Mindi Franklin, Jase Franklin and Katy Franklin, brothers Harvey Franklin, Francis Edward “Babe” Franklin, William “Billy” Franklin, Wayne Franklin and their families.
Robert enjoyed spending time with family and friends at his home in Cotulla, had many life-long friendships and was always willing to help others. Robert was a Cowboy in every aspect, and was a teacher and mentor to many. He was a Christian, a dancer, a joker and story teller, a talented cook, hard worker – all around oilfield hand, heavy equipment operator, rancher, farmer, cattleman and company owner.
A memorial service will be arranged at a later date.