Franklin Delano Williamson
Franklin Delano Williamson
  • June 19, 1935 - September 11, 2017
  • Mesa, Arizona

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Franklin D. Williamson, 82, of Gilbert passed away on September 11, 2017. Franklin was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana on June 19, 1935, the son of Dallas and Charlotte (Albert) Williamson.

Franklin married Alice A. Williamson on July 28, 1955. Together they had three children, Chandra, Michael and Pamela.

Franklin is preceded in death by his father and mother, Dallas and Charlotte Williamson; his wife Alice; brother, Dallas; sisters Ruth, Gaynell and Lucy; and his grandson, Justin Gaston. He is survived by his children Chandra Williamson, Lt. Gen. (ret.) Michael Williamson, and Pamela S. Williamson, PhD; grandchildren, Nate Moore, Alex Fatola, Darcy Williamson, and Skyler Fatola; and great-grandchildren, Dimetres, Dominik, Janae, Dru, and Jayclyn Moore, and Neveah Davis.

A Committal Service will be held on Wednesday, September 20th at 10:30 am at the National Memorial Cemetary of Arizona, 23029 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85024. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of the Valley, 350 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013-4409,

Arrangements entrusted to Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park and Funeral Care. Please visit to leave a tribute to Franklin.