Gary Franklin

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Gary Jack Franklin of Eureka Springs, Arkansas was born November 12, 1944 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas to Jack and Ruth (Tyler) Franklin. Gary Jack passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020 in Springfield, Missouri at the age of 76.

Gary Jack was a Eureka Springs volunteer firefighter. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, camping, fishing, horseback riding, and had a great love for his family and friends.

He is survived by his daughter Kimberly Camp of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; granddaughters Meghan Edmondson and Arin Michelle Camp both of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; brothers Sammy Franklin of Berryville, Arkansas and Donnie Franklin and wife Harriet of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; sisters Ruth Ann Miller of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Shirley Newberry of Berryville, Arkansas, Jody Pyatt and husband Kenneth of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Adeline Miller and husband Gerald Miller of Eagle Rock, Missouri, and Melissa Herndon of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

He is preceded in death by his parents Jack and Ruth Franklin; daughter Tina Franklin; and sister Geraldine Gilbert.

Visitation was held 5:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Nelsonís Chapel of the Springs. Graveside Services were 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the Eureka Springs Cemetery with Reverend Tim Garrison officiating. Memorial donations Nelson Funeral Service, PO Box 272, Berryville, Arkansas 72616 to help with final expenses. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at