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Mr. Franklin D. Strong, age 71 of Benton, Kentucky died on Sunday, March 3, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.

Born Saturday, January 17, 1942 in Henderson, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Landon Strong and the late Naomi (Parrish) Strong.

He was a retried delivery driver and was of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn of Benton, KY., one brother, Winston Strong, wife Sarah of Henderson, KY and one sister, Gale Fambrough, husband Robert of Henderson, KY.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Gary Glenn Strong.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

No public visitation is scheduled.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Lourdes Hospice Foundation Fund, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.