Benjamin Robert Franklin, age 52, went to be with the Lord June 23, 2020. Ben was a devoted and loving husband and father. Ben was a former pastor of The Father’s Ministry, Kodak, TN. He founded and taught music at the Worship Training Center in Knoxville, TN for over 20 years. He shared his love for worship and the Lord with the young people he taught. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Franklin; his daughter, Anna Franklin; his son, Danny Gerard III; his parents, Carl and Jean Franklin; brother, Daniel Franklin; sister, Jennifer Elrod; and grandsons, Isaiah & Harper Gerard. Family and friends will meet at 2:45pm, Friday, June 26, 2020 at Smokey Mountain Memory Gardens for a 3:00pm graveside service. Officiated by Rev. Tony Hayes. Online condolences can be expressed at www.rawlingsfuneralhome.com
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