Jesse Michael Franklin, 46 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Heritage Health Care Center in Pana, Ill. He was born on September 30, 1972 in Grand Forks, N.D. the son of Jesse Thomas and Carole (Hoffland) Franklin. Jesse worked as a welder for several different companies through the years.
He is survived by his sons: Jesse Eric Franklin of Grand Forks, N.D. two grandchildren; father: Jesse Thomas (Lucille) Franklin of Taylorville, Ill.; half-sisters: Christine and Terri Jo; step-sisters: Vickie (Jerry) Williams of Rochester, Ill.; Kim (Pat) McGriff of Murphysboro, Ill.; several nieces, nephews and aunts.
He was preceded in death by his mother, grandparents: Jess and Grace Franklin, Stanley and Lou Hoffland, uncles: Gillis, Bill and Mike Franklin, step-brother: Mark Loreth.
Jesse will be cremated and the family will have graveside a graveside service at a later date.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.