Franklin Delano Withrow, age 90, of Lochgelly, West Virginia passed away on Tuesday January 24, 2023 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Born December 11, 1932, in Lochgelly, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Millard "Diddy" Withrow and Thelma Okey Anderson.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by wife, Dorothy Mae Tolly Withrow, siblings; Henry James Withrow and Mary Crouch.
Franklin served in the U.S Army during the Korean War. He worked for Ford Motor Company and the West Virginia DOH as a mechanic and welder. He loved fishing, kayaking, ATV and four wheeler riding, and playing with his virtual reality headset.
Franklin is survived by loving son, Franklin David Withrow, brother in law, Ron Grose, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
A visitation will be held Sunday, January 29, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Funeral services to start at 1:00 PM with Pastor Danny Bowman officiating. Burial with military honors to follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Reed, Jason Miles, Jimmy Fleshman, Michael Hall, Janice WIthrow, and Henry Fleshman with honorary pallbearer, Ron Grose.
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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.