Lloyd Eugene Franklin, 57, of Orange passed away on Thursday, June 26, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur.
Lloyd was a native and lifelong resident of Orange. He was born Nov. 3, 1956 to parents Dorothy Artmese (Dorman) Griffith and Darwin Eugene Franklin. He worked many years with Capital Towing as a Tugboat Captain. Lloyd enjoyed working on hot rods, motorcycles, build model cars and had a great collection of guns. Lloyd was a loving father, brother, uncle and friend who will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his father, Darwin Franklin; mother, Dorothy Griffith; stepfather, Billy Doyle Griffith Sr.; sister, Sharon Tucker, and brother, Billy Doyle Griffith Jr.
Lloyd is survived by his daughters, April Ranolls and life partner, Rhonda Hogan, Taehela Parish and husband, Travis, Shelina King and husband, Daryl, and Wendy Franklin and partner, Mark Barber all of Orange, Talicia Franklin, and Christina Franklin, both of Sulphur. He is also survived by his eight grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister, Rhonda Gail Fenton of Albuquerque, NM; brother, Timothy Griffith and wife, Sherri of Valdez, AK.
A private service will be held by the family at later date at Shelina King’s home at 5253 Ave A Orange. Please call (409) 498-2714 for the date and time.
Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Dorman Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.