Franklin Geiger, 83, of Hilliard, FL, passed away June 23, 2017. He was born September 22, 1933 to the late Willie Hansford Geiger and Ruby Rebecca Davis Geiger Crews. Mr. Geiger proudly served the Florida Highway Patrol for 32 years, retiring as Captain. He was known as “Chief” to his trooper family. He loved the Lord and would witness to anyone who would listen. He served faithfully as a deacon at Cedar Creek Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Boulougne.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son: Gerald “Jerry” Franklin Geiger.
He is survived by his wife of almost 66 years: Wyvonne “Liz” Geiger; 2-Sons: Rick (Kathy) Geiger of Rockmart, GA and Danny (Kath) Geiger of Jacksonville, FL; 8-Grandchildren: Amanda Geiger, Jeremy Geiger, Jana (Chris) Ellis, Stacy (Chadd) Wilson, Crissie Geiger, Lee Mock, Dustin (Megan) Mock, Jason Geiger, Deanna Arawood and a number of great grandchildren and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Sunday, June 25 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 2-4 PM. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 26 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Boulougne with Rev. John Montgomery and Rev. Greg Jones officiating. Burial will be in Buford Grove Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.
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