Mr. Matthew Kane Franklin of Campbellsville, son of Michael and Misty Franklin, was born on July 9, 2004. He entered into eternity on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, being 18 years, 6 months, and 6 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church. He was a 2022 graduate of Taylor County High School and was a proud employee of ABEL Construction in Louisville. He had recently began pursuing an apprenticeship in carpentry and was a member of Indiana Kentucky Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters, Local 175. He will be remembered for his contagious laughter and his equal love for people from all walks of life. It was said that Matt was “bigger than life, and with a heart like Jesus”.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
His parents: Michael and Misty Franklin,
A sister: Micah LeAnn Bragg and husband Tyler,
His girlfriend: Lindsey Wells,
Paternal grandparents: Lynn and Phyllis Franklin,
And a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and other family and friends, both local and across the United States, too numerous to name.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Robert Harold and Glenda June Gribbins.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Franklin on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 12:00 PM at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro Steve Skaggs will officiate. Burial will follow in the Old Liberty Cemetery in Bradfordsville.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Jan. 20, from 5:00-8:00 PM.
Serving as casketbearers are Connor Dishman, Bailey Butler, Justin Barrett, Zach Nelson, Auston Murrell, Chandler Franklin, and Devon Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be the 2022 Taylor County High School football team, coaches, and staff.