AUBURN Andy Franklin Ephriam Andrew (Andy) Franklin, age 87, of Auburn, GA, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Syble McDaniel Franklin, and children, Randal Franklin (Tine), Kay Parr and Mark Franklin (Melissa). He leaves behind four grandchildren, Chris Franklin (Crystal), Rick Parr (Kathryn), Jennifer Parr, Jason Franklin; three step-grandchildren, Heather Brookover, Megan Bloodworth (Josh) and Jesse Brookover, and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters Kathleen Sorrells (Kenneth), Virginia Brogdon, Jane Beaver, Yvonne Schubule (Don); brothers Felton Franklin (Lorraine) and Rastus Franklin (Barbara); sister-in-law, Christine Franklin, and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Franklin and Hattie Higgins Franklin, brothers, Jewett Franklin and Hollan Franklin, sister, Nell Franklin Duncan, grandson, Alan Franklin and six great-grandchildren. Andy was born in Dacula, Georgia and was retired from General Electric. A Funeral Service to Honor and Celebrate the Life of Andy Franklin will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 28, 2014 at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Rev. John King will officiate. Interment will follow in the Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 27, from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC A Family Company, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411, 120 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 has been entrusted with the arrangements. .