Franklin McFadden was born on July 12th, 1949 to the union of Oliver McFadden Sr. and Eartha Lee McFadden, and was number eight out of 12 siblings.He attended the public school system in Tarrytown, N.Y. and was an outstanding football player. He received a scholarship to Virginia Union College and played football for them. He left college and was inducted into the Army in April of 1971. He served with the 101st Airborne division in Vietnam, and was honorably discharged in April of 1972.
He was married for a short period of time to Kathleen (nee Scott) McFadden, which ended in divorce in 1988.
He leaves to mourn his loss: daughters Devorah & Crystal; and sons Frankie Jr., Davon and Vincent.
His surviving siblings Rosanna (his oldest sister), Clarence (oldest brother), Oliver Jr., Helen, Patricia, Shirley and Albert will always cherish the love, closeness and memories from their childhood interactions.
REST IN PEACE BELOVED BROTHER!
The Entire Staff of Lee's Funeral Home, LLC respects that the family of Franklin McFadden, Sr. entrusted the care of their loved one to us, and that they value the level of service & attention our funeral home provides. We are honored, in turn, to provide comfort, assistance and service to the family of Franklin McFadden, Sr. during their time of bereavement.
Private cremation has already been held. The family has NO public memorial service being planned as of now due to all the pandemic restrictions & limitations. But PLEASE still feel free to leave condolences now herein on the Memory Wall to express your sorrow, share your memories, and as an expression of sympathy & way to communicate with/offer comfort to the family, that they and others may see, and may be a lasting tribute in his honor.
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