Medford G. Franklin

November 20, 1968 - June 1, 2022

11/20/1968 - 06/01/2022

Medford G. Franklin, 53, of Suffolk, passed away June 1, 2022. He was predeceased by Edward D. Davis (POP), his Aunt Delores O’Neal, Uncle David O’Neal, beloved nephews Adam Franklin and Christopher George Brame, as well as his maternal grandparents. Left behind to honor his memory are his son Brian Franklin and daughter-in-law Meghan, daughter Bella Franklin, his mother Ella Loretta Davis, siblings Christine Hodges (Jeff), Lisa Carter (Devin), Wayne Franklin (Rebecca), and many loving nieces and nephews.

Resident of Suffolk, Virginia, and born in Lewis, Delaware; Medford graduated from Sussex Central High School In Georgetown, Delaware in 1987. After graduating he received his HVAC certification and spent his most recent years working as a Machine Operator for Perdue. Medford was known for being the life of the party and loved singing Karaoke and watching sports. He also enjoyed the outdoors and going fishing. Most of all Medford was known to his friends and family as having a heart of gold, and was the type of person who would give you the shirt off of his back.

The family appreciates your thoughts and condolences at this time and will be planning a private celebration of life to be held at a later date, back home in Delaware where Medford was born and raised.

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Eddie M Gillikin
16 days ago

A very dear friend who’s life was taken way to early and Medford will be missed dearly by me and many others who knew him for his kindness and generosity…May you rest in peace brotherman for your work on earth is done and heaven awaits you now…Give mom and Bob three kisses on the cheek buddy and know you were my best friend and I cannot believe your gone…Eddie…

Juliette Jarin
6 months ago

Medford was my friend for over 35 years.We met in Church barely teenagers.We both had a whole lot in common especially our love for the Lord.Until we meet again my Precious friend 💜 You will be truly missed.Love, Jewel 💎