Franklin  Houldson

Franklin Deen Houldson

1944 - 2022

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Franklin Deen Houldson, age 77, passed away on April 5, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, April 9, 2022 at The Chapel at Griffin~Hillcrest. Services will conclude in The Chapel. Franklin was born on July 27, 1944, to Lola Houldson and William Houldson in Gary, Indiana. He attended and graduated from Crown Point High School in Crown Point, Indiana. After High School he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served four years reaching the rank of E-3. Franklin was a truck driver most of his life. He married Linda Holt on January 23, 2006, in Durango, Co. Franklin loved riding dirt bikes, going fishing and water skiing. He also loved flying R/C airplanes, ships, and even submarines. In his spare time he enjoyed wood working and model trains. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, James Houldson, grandson, Christian Armalius, and great-grandson, Lance Corporal Keneth Pickens. Franklin is survived by his wife, Linda Houldson, two sons, Mike Holt and William F. Houldson II, and wife, Nora, four daughters; Tonilynn Armalius and husband, Terry, Tracie Lane, and husband Johnny, Dawn McEwen and husband Keon and, Tasena Houldson. Twenty-one grandchildren; Chrystie Phillips, Erik Turnbull, Kandice Wallis, Steven Wallis, Chad Armalius, Joseph Geter, Jessinea Atkins, Holly Blankenship, Michael Holt, Amanda Geter, Miranda Houldson, William Houldson III, Marissa Houldson, Matthew Armalius, D’angelo Wilkerson, Jeremy McEwen, Kaitlyn McEwen, Daniel McEwen, Sailah McEwen, Cooper Lawrence, and Dakota Lawrence, thirteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
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Saturday
9
April

Funeral Service

10:30 am
Saturday, April 9, 2022
The Chapel at Griffin~Hillcrest
1610 C St. SE
Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States
580-226-5556

Interment

Hillcrest Memorial Park
1610 C St. SE
Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States
580-226-5556