Franklin Delano Starkey, age 83, a resident of Flemington passed away Saturday April 30, 2016 at his residence. He was born January 15, 1933 in Taylor Co. a son of the late Radie Roscoe and Ethel May (Skidmore) Starkey. He was united in marriage April 6, 1953 to Yvonne Delores (Mouser) Starkey who survives at home. Also surviving
Eight children; Rosanna Crowley and husband Jack of Street, MD
Linda Stout and husband Bradley of Galloway
Marsha Shockey and husband Lee of Belington
Melva Everson and husband Steven of Willington, SC
Wayne Starkey and wife Debra of Salley, SC
Jackie Sherbert of Galloway
Paul Starkey and wife Marie of Batesburg, SC Chris Starkey and wife Shelley of Arden
12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren
Franklin was the last surviving member of his immediate family having been preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers, and son Franklin Delano Starkey Jr.
Franklin retired as a coal miner for Kit Energy, he served in the US Army, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and great grandfather
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday May 3, from 5-8 pm and on Wednesday May 4, from 8am- 1 pm the service hour with Rev. Carl Radcliff officiating. Interment will follow in the Flemington I.O.O. F. Cemetery.