Franklin Elmer Whitson, 80, of Russell Springs, KY passed Friday, February 26, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He was born on March 25,1940 in Louisville, KY, the son of the late Walter & Thelma Whitson.
Mr. Whitson was a retired Air Force Veteran and was a member of Southeast Christian Church for 35 years. He loved God, Family & Country with everything he had.
Wife of 62 years: Linda Whitson of Russell Springs, KY
1 son: David Whitson of Richmond, KY
2 daughters: Sheri (Eric) Foster and Amanda (James) Quisenberry of Russell Springs, KY
8 Grandchildren: Erica Heath, Chris Foster, Shayla Whitson, Dylan Harrison, Zachary Foster, Savannah Whitson, Kadie Foster and Sydney Whitson
1 great-grandchild: Piper Heath
Funeral service: Friday, March 5, 2021 at 12:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Mill Springs National Cemetery at Nancy, KY
Visitation: 11:00am-12:00pmCT on Friday
There will be a wake at his home at 2:30pmCT on Friday, March 5th 2021, at 678 Robertson Road, Russell Springs.
Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs, KY is in charge of arrangements.