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(November 14, 1925 – February 9, 2016)

Franklin G. Murray, 90, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Medilodge of Midland. He was born in Farwell, Michigan on November 14, 1925 to the late Guy and Inez (Rawson) Murray. On November 20, 1948 he married Wilma M. Comstock who preceded him on February 15, 2007.Franklin served his country as a Motor Machinist Mate Second Class, during WWII, engaged in Naval Combat at Okinawa and throughout the South Pacific Theatre and during the Occupation of Japan. He worked for Dow Chemical Company retiring in 1983. Franklin is survived by his children; Lynn (Karen) Murray, Dennis (Brenda) Murray and Jean (Randy) Fournier. He is also survived by 31 grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as one sister Oral Rockafellow. Franklin was predeceased by one son, Jeff Murray, and two sisters, Lena Austin and Beth Metcalf.A memorial service will be held at a later date. Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Pardee Cancer Treatment Center.On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com