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Obituary for James Franklin
James Voris Franklin, 66, of East Peoria passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Fondulac Rehab and HealthCare Center in East Peoria. He was born October 25, 1946 in Paducah, KY to Blanco and Margaret Schooley Franklin. He was preceded in death by his parents; foster parents, Otto and Elsie Paulsen and foster brother, Bobby Busker. His is survived by is brothers, Steve Franklin of Sandusky, OH, David (Carol) Franklin of Heyworth, IL, Tom (Ann) Franklin of Parker, CO, Richard (Lillie) Franklin of Metamora, IL; sister, Parmalee Franklin of Peoria, IL and foster sister, Barbann (Charlie) Bell of Cape Coral, FL. James served in the U.S. Army in South Korea. He was a truck driver. Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Illinois Cancer Center in his name.