Graveside services for Gary Alan Franklin, 50, of Early, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept.14, at Greenleaf Cemetery with Pastor Ernest Kirk officiating

Interment will follow under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Netherton Funeral Home. He passed away Wednesday afternoon at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

Gary was born June 19, 1957, in Odessa, Texas, the son of John and Joann Franklin. He graduated from Irving High School and worked as a carpenter. He had been a resident of Early since 1990 and lived in Irving prior to then. Gary was a loving, caring father and son.

Survivors include two sons, John Alan Franklin of Early, and Kirt Dwayne Sinyard of Lubbock; two daughters, Ashley Michelle Franklin of Early, and Christina Ann Franklin of Gainesville; parents, John and Joann Franklin of Early; and a sister, Carol Ann Franklin of Princeton