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Tracy Franklin, 56, of El Dorado passed away Sunday May 12, 2019. He was born May 11, 1963 in Marianna, AR.

Preceding him in death are his parents, Donald Ray and Nancy Elam Franklin; a brother, Kerry Don Franklin; grandparents Wesley Jack and Edna Elam, Milton Elliot and Emma Lee Franklin; cousin, Lisa Moody Zeier; and uncle, Maurice Franklin.

Survivors include his three children, Dustin Franklin (Matlynne), Ashton Franklin (Randee Molsbee) and Mary-Ann Franklin (Devin Deblieux), all of El Dorado; one grandchild, Emery Lynne Franklin; the mother of his children, Ann-Michelle Meinert Franklin; mother-in-law Bette Ann Meinert; two uncles, Allen Franklin, Gary Franklin; aunt, Flora Smith; nephew, Ryan Franklin; niece Kelle Lawrence; cousins, Susan Gleason, Patricia Roussin, Glen Miller, Scott Miller, Teresa Temples, and Connie Jennings.

He was a 1982 graduate of Norphlet High School where he excelled in all sports. Tracy’s love for sports extended to his children; he supported them at every practice and game.

He was vice president of Longs Roofing and Sheet Metal where he was employed for many years.

His family and friends were an important part of who he was. He loved his children and adored his only grandchild, Emery Lynne.

Visitation will be Friday from 3-5 p.m. at Young’s Funeral Home, with services immediately following.

Memorials can be made to Union County Animal Protection Society and Wings of love Family Center.

An online guest registry will be available at

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