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Franklin Flaggs

Franklin Gerald Flaggs Sr.

Oct 31, 1934 - Jul 16, 2020
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Franklin G. Flaggs, Sr. was born in Wickliffe, Kentucky on October 31, 1934 to the late Lucian and Naomi Flaggs (Ross). He passed away on July 16, 2020 at the age of 85 at Hospice of NWO.

Franklin was a graduate of Waite High School and he attended Davis College. He served as a MP in the United States Army. Franklin was employed as a Machine Operator at Midland and Ross, formerly Unicast. He also worked as an orderly at Darlington House.

Franklin gave his life to Christ. and was the last surviving member of one of the founding family's of Shiloh Baptist Church. He served as an Usher and Trustee. Franklin was a dedicated and faithful member until his illness.

Franklin was an avid boxer, bowler and golfer. He was a Golden Glove boxer and boxed in six professional fights. He was known for his boxing skills while in the Army and in Toledo, Ohio.

Franklin was preceded in death by his son, Gary Flaggs; his parents, Lucian and Naomi Flaggs; and his sister, Yvonne Melton.

Franklin is survived by his loving wife, Ernestine Flaggs (Hansbrough); his half-sister, Deborah (Harold) Parker, of California; his children, Edwina Perryman, Bernetta (Leslie) Boyd, Tanya (DeMyron) Walker, Jeffery Allen, Moreatha Flaggs, Gerald (Leslee) Jones, Veronica Flaggs, Craig Wilborn, Rochelle Wilborn, and Franklin Flaggs, Jr., Karen Myers; 20 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, a host of friends and his Shiloh Baptist Church family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    July 25, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    July 25, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Shiloh Baptist Church
    Address
    1203 Girard Street
    Toledo, Ohio 43605
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    July 25, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    July 25, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Shiloh Baptist Church
    Address
    1203 Girard Street
    Toledo, Ohio 43605
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Greg, Sharon, Chris, and Kelli

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Our love thoughts and prayers are with you at the loss of your Father. The Brogdon Family
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Teri Boyd

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Gonna miss stopping by the east side to see that smile. Rest well Granddad ❤️
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Bernetta our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The entire Care Management team is thinking of you and sending our love.
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