George Franklin Miner, Jr., 91, of Hendersonville, NC, passed away November 15th, 2021, at his home.
Franklin was predeceased by his parents, his beloved wife of almost fifty years, Florence; and two sisters Mary Amaral and Martha Chapman.
Franklin was a Stonington High School graduate who lived in North Stonington, CT before retiring to NC. He was a retired dairy farmer of Maple Dawn Farm. Franklin was a lifetime member of the North Stonington Volunteer Fire Department. His interests included Grange and Southern Lights Square Dancers. In his free time, he was an avid maple syrup producer, woodworker and gardener and also enjoyed collecting, restoring and pulling tractors. He will be dearly missed.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Jane Artman (Joseph) of Waynesboro, PA; and Karen Wood (James) of McHenry, MD; son Arthur Miner (Mara) of North Stonington, CT; grandchildren Garrett and Faith Miner, and Kaitlyn and Jillian Wood. Franklin also leaves behind sister Grace Miner of Florence, SC; and brother Jesse Miner (Doris Anne) of Schoharie, NY; as well many nieces, nephews, and special friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm, Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Third Baptist Church in North Stonington with burial to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Franklin’s memory to Edneyville United Methodist Church, PO Box 87, Edneyville, NC 28727 or Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Rd, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
Condolences can be expressed through Shuler Funeral Home at shulerfuneralhome.com