Franklin Skinner died of natural causes at 2:09 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Kindred Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
Franklin was born on Aug. 21, 1927, in Trigg County to Walter Calvin and Lona Mae Thomas Skinner.
Mr. Skinner had operated a taxi service in Cadiz known as Frankie’s Cab and also in Hopkinsville and Ft. Campbell. Franklin was a member of Second Baptist Church in Hopkinsville and he was a United States Army veteran having served in the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Winnie Hunter Skinner; brother Lacy Skinner; sisters Virginia Collier and Pauline Bridges; and son-in-law Willie Seago.
Franklin Skinner is survived by his brother W. C. Skinner of Cadiz; sister Christine Adams of Cadiz; two daughters, Judy Seago of Hopkinsville and Kathy Greenier of Hopkinsville; two sons, Franklin Skinner, Jr. of Hopkinsville and Tim Skinner of Hopkinsville; nine grandchildren, April Kushner, Michael Kushner, T.K. Greenier, Daniel Skinner, Leigh Ann McCormick, Frankie Skinner, Katherine Skinner, Dec. Skinner and Taylor Skinner; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Daniel Skinner, Colby Green, Frankie Skinner, Everett White, J.D. Davis and Edward Taylor.