John Eric Franklin was born October 7, 1966 in East Chicago, Indiana. He passed away on December 22, 2021 at the age of 55 in Ft. Wayne, IN. He was the son of John Henry Franklin & Irene Carter Franklin.
John was a graduate of Gary West Side High in Gary, IN. He then moved to Ft. Wayne, IN and then graduated from ITT. He began working for AEP for many years. John loved his children dearly and had many loving memories of all four children, Jalen, Jerris, Jaryn and Savannah. John had a life full of love and happiness and was always able to lighten the atmosphere with his great sense of humor and that is what he will be remembered for. John always had music in his ears, we called him our music man.
John Eric Franklin was preceded in death by his parents John H. Franklin & Irene Franklin. In his passing he leaves behind his wife Cherressa Franklin, his four children, Jalen, Jerris, Jaryn and Savanah Franklin all of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He leaves behind a sister, Dartania Franklin of Ft. Wayne, IN & brother Keith Franklin of Charlotte, NC. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, in-laws, friends, ex-coworkers and acquaintances who contributed to his life.
The Franklin family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the doctor, nurses, organizations, and special persons who played a part in the final weeks of his life.