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Bobby Franklin Simpkins

December 6, 1948 ~ April 15, 2019 (age 70)

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Mr. Bobby Franklin Simpkins, 70, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019.

Mr. Simpkins was born December 6, 1948 in Mingo, West Virginia. He was an electrician, worked in a flooring plant, and was a West Virginia State Trooper in his early years.


Bobby loved to fish and hunt; he also served his country in the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War. He was also of the Baptist faith.


Survivors include his wife, Penny Carpenter Simpkins of Franklin; and a Step-daughter, Sandra Kendall and her husband Tony of Franklin.


A private service will be held at a later date.



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