Walter (Bud) Franks

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Walter (Bud) Franks, 67, of the Needmore Community, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday April 15, 2017. 

A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Guy Posey and Olive DeHart Franks.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Judy Fisher Franks; two sons, Shane Franks of Franklin, NC and Trent Franks of Bryson City; five grandkids, Shana, Stephanie, Dalton, Brent, and Hunter; one great grandson, Jude; two sisters, Jean Hinz of Arkansas, and Brenda Fisher of Bryson City; one brother, Bill Franks of Chicago, IL; two favorite nephews, Scott Woodard and Jamie Fisher; favorite nieces, Pat Herrin and Sherry Heisel, and many more nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Monday at Crisp Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Grave Gap Cemetery.

The family received friends form 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Funeral Home.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315