David Franz

Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 10, 2011

ASHLAND, Ky. – David W. Franz, 53, of Ashland, Ky., died July 8, 2011, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 28, 1958 in Ashland, Ky. to Riley Franz of Ashland and the late Gladys Evelyn Gibson Franz.

He was the husband of Cynthia “Cindy” Douglas Franz, of Ashland. Survivors include two sons: Clinton “Bucky” Blair and wife Abigail Laine of Lexington, Ky. and David Allen “D.J.” Blair of Ashland; one brother: William R. Franz and wife Linda of Ashland; two sisters: Janet Franz Short of Titusville, Fla. and Jerrye Franz of Ashland.

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He is also survived by a special nephew, Aaron Adams of Ashland.

Mr. Franz was vice-president and co-manger of the Garden Roller Rink and a member of the Methodist faith.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home – Central Avenune Chapel with Rev. John Street. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhome.com.