Franklin, Robert Allen, Bay City, Michigan

Passed away Thursday, August 18, 2011 at his home, age 58 years. Robert was born in Detroit, Michigan January 30, 1953 He married Beverly Thon February 17, 1989 and she survives him. He served in the United States Air Force during Viet Nam. He trained in the martial arts and was an avid musician, enjoying his time playing in a band. In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by his son, Christopher (Jessica) Lewandowski; four grandchildren, Gabrielle, AbAgail, Ryan and Madalynne; two sisters, Mary and Lynn; three brothers, Randall, John and Tom; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Nancy. According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation will take place on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. A memorial service will take place at a later date at Trenton Church of Christ, Trenton, MI. Memorial gifts may be made to the family wishes.