Franklin Boyd GeRoy

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  • Name: Franklin Boyd GeRoy
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  • Date of Birth: May 7, 1926
  • Date of Death: September 25, 1981 (54 years old)
  • Parents: ? and Mrs. Alberta Mansfield
  • High School and Class: 1944 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: SSGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Awards:
    Bronze Star

  • Military Highlights:
    Immediately after graduation, Franklin entered the United States Army and served in Europe where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He retired from the service after 25 years.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Franklin grew up in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    After retiring from the military, Franklin began selling insurance in Columbus, Georgia.

    He is survived by his wife, Jada; his mother, Mrs. Alberta Mansfield; one daughter, Mrs. Carl (Cathy) Jones; one brother, Harold; sisters, Mrs. James (Carol) Ross, Mrs. Kenneth (Gloria) Johnson, Mrs. George (Juanita) Markovich, and Violet GeRoy; and one grandson.

    Franking died in Columbus Georgia and is buried in Parkhill Cemetery at Columbus, Georgia. (Veterans Garden)

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