Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Franklin D. Milstead Sr., 78, of Leesville passed away September 1, 2011 at
Byrd Regional Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday Sept. 4 in the Chapel of Heritage Rowe with
Rev. T. A. Gibson officiating. Burial will follow in Heritage Rowe Cemetery under the direction of Heritage Rowe Funeral
Friends may visit the family on Saturday September 3, 2011 at the Funeral Home from 3-9 p.m.
Franklin was a retired meat cutter from Fort Polk. He loved to hunt and fish and play the guitar. He served in the USAF during
the Korean conflict.
He is preceded in death by parents Elmer and Callie Milstead and half brother Raymond Milstead.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janell Milstead; sons, Danny Milstead Jr. of Houston, Gerald Lynn
Milstead of Sullivan, Mo. and David Wesley Milstead of Alvin, Texas; half brothers, Ronnie Milstead, Dale Milstead and Wayne Milstead; half sisters, Ethel Greer, Shirley Odom, Dianne Torrey and Linda Bruntmyer; grandchildren, Wendy Lynette Cooper,
Carrie Elizabeth Jordan, Kimberly Ann Webb and Michael David Milstead; and 9 great grand children.
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