QUINLAN, Texas — Franklin B. Shaver, 80, passed away Nov. 29. Born Feb. 5, 1934, in Belpre, he was the son of David and Clara (Buhrer) Shaver. Franklin was a resident of Quinlan, Texas, for 17 years and The Broadmoor in Rockwall, Texas, for the past 7 months. He retired from Walmart after 25 years of dedicated service in the Sporting Goods Department.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Betty (Younger) Shaver; two daughters, Nancy Karst and Lonnie Philburn of Great Bend, and Rhonda (Karst) White and husband J.D. of Royse City, Texas; brother, Walter “Ike” Shaver and wife Judy of Larned; sisters-in-law, Ruth Shaver and Maxine Shaver; and brother-in-law, Bob Vlahos. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Phil; three brothers, Charles, Harold and Ted; five sisters, Betty, Mildred, Myrtle, Nellie and Helen; and beloved dog “Sam.”
A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. today at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel in Rockwall, Texas, with Pastor Paul Appel officiating. On Saturday Dec. 6, there will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Beckwith Funeral Home Chapel, 916 Main Street, in Larned. Memorials may be made to Joy Lutheran Church, 302 N. Goliad, Rockwall, TX 75087 or Kans for Kids, P.O. Box 178, Hoisington, KS 67544.
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Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Dec. 2, 2015