Loyd Franklin Washburn, 87, of Coolville passed away March 19, 2014.
He was born Nov. 15, 1926, in Coolville, son of the late Aubra M. and Margaret Caplinger Washburn.
He was a World War II Navy veteran, a member of the K.T. Crosson Post 21 Athens American Legion and a life member of the VFW Post 9053 in Tuppers Plains. He was a retired insurance agent for Washburn Insurance, a retired bus driver for Carthage and Troy and Federal Hocking School District. Franklin also was a member of the Troy Grange, Pomino Grange, Lottridge and Carthage Troy PTO, Lottridge Community Center, Lottridge Senior Citizens and was a graduate of Troy School.
Franklin is survived by a daughter, Marsha Washburn; three sons, David Washburn, Jim and Kathy Washburn and Leslie and Pam Washburn; five sisters, Betty and Arthur Cole, Eleanor and Earl Guess all of Coolville, Julia (Judy) Rockhold of Barlow, Loretta Gilliand of Homer and Margaret Lucill Washburn of Columbus; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a friend, Louise Hershey; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Washburn; a sister, Evelyn; two daughters-in-law, Judith Washburn and Diana Washburn; and a grandson, Robert James Washburn.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, with Pastor Jay Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in the Coolville Cemetery where military services will be conducted.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday,
An online guestbook is at whiteschwarzelfh.com.