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Franklin Jennings


Sunrise: July 6, 1946

Sunset: May 17, 2020

Franklin Diamond Jennings was born to Thomas and Louise Jennings in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ 1946 on July 6. Franklin attended Norfolk Public Schools and was a graduate of Maury High School. Franklin was employed at Kramer Tires. After leaving Kramer he was employed by the City of Norfolk where he retired after more than 20 years of service as a supervisor in the Department of utilities. Franklin “Bubba” was a devoted partner, father, brother, uncle, and friend.

He leaves to cherish his memory a significant other, Brenda Robinson; four children, Franklin D. Jennings, Jr., Michael Jennings, Stefanie Robinson and LaShonda Robinson; three step-children, Donald, Tony, and Pamela; nine grandchildren, Timothy, Aaliyah, Cierra, Franklin III, Ayana, RaQuan, Nickayla, Shakera, Ge’onni; one sister, Gwendolyn Jennings of Norfolk; one very dear nephew, Richard Jennings of Norfolk; and one dear niece, Lenora Jennings of North Carolina. Bubba will truly be missed by his closet cousin, Theressa Walker of New York, aunts, cousins, several other nieces and nephews; a sister and brother-in-law of Norfolk and a host of friends and neighbors.

Wake Service Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Graveside Service Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00pm Riverside Cemetery 1000 E. Indian River Road Norfolk, VA 23523 Interment Riverside Cemetery 1000 E. Indian River Road Norfolk, VA 23523 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Rodney Mayo says

    Rodney Mayo I’m gonna miss you Fam it was nice working with you though out the years. Love you Bro R.I.P.

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    Darren Lassiter says

    Big Bubba. You taught me everything i know. Miss you.RIP. steel toe staceys.

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    Raquan says

    I love and miss you grandad continue to Rest In Peace ????????????

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    Tina jennings says

    To my uncle …you’ve always been there for us growing up u indeed did your part in keeping us in line and I will always cherish the good time we had and the early breakfast at shoneys and early fishing on the pier you will be truly missed you fought a long good fight …THE STORM IS OVER NOW…REST IN PARIDISE LOVE YOUR NIECE ….TINA JENNINGS

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    Regina Askew says

    May God comfort the family with grace and peace during these trying times .Lord lift them up in your presence give them faith and hope Bubba you will be missed by family and friends.

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