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Clyde “Joe” Franks, 70, died Monday, June 17 at the Hazard ARH medical center.

He was born on June 2, 1943, to the late Jesse Franks and Marie Lane Franks. He was a life-long resident of Perry County, a roofer by occupation, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and also preceded in death by his brother, Carly Franks.

He is survived by his lifelong companion, Blanche Stacy of Ary; sons Anthony Franks and Jason Franks, both of Ary; daughters Jenon Franks of Ary and Jodi Franks of Batavia, Ohio; brothers Oscar Franks of Lothair and Gene Willard Franks of Tennessee; sisters Judy Spencer of Christopher and Betty Joseph of Lothair; along with 13 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, June 22 at 11 a.m. at the Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard with Danny Stacy officiating. The interment will follow in the Stacy-Franks Cemetery located at Ary. The visitation will be at the Engle-Bowling Funeral Home on Friday Evening from 6 to 9 p.m.

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