Randy Scott Franklin, 58, born September 24, 1962, lifetime resident in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, went to be with the Creator on March 14, 2021. He is preceded in death by his Grandfather Luke Lafrenier, Mother Janet Franklin, two Brothers Robert (Skimpers) Franklin and Rodney A. Franklin, a niece Nicole Aube, and a great granddaughter Avani Rain.
Randy is survived by his Father, Harold Belanger of Sugar Island, also one son, Scott A. Franklin of Sault Ste. Marie. Grand Daughters: Kayla M. Franklin, Gizheday N. Matrious, Mariah Jones, and Great Grand Daughter: Waawaate Oday. He is also survived brothers, Ronald, Raymond, Ross, and Rick all of Sault Ste. Marie, one half-brother, Paul Cadreau of Kinross, MI. One sister: Jan (Cis) (Boyd) Rhodes of Sugar Island and many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews: Stephen Graper, Kristi Franklin, Ryan Franklin, Nichelle Franklin, Tennielle McLeod, Anthony Franklin, James Franklin, Janet Franklin, Bradley Franklin, Raeann Franklin, Chelsea Franklin, Dustin Franklin, Brian Franklin, Cassandra Franklin, and Jay Cryderman.
Randy is a Sault Tribe Member and has had many jobs in his career that ranged from a carpenter to a card dealer to a Security Guard. Always the fun loving guy, he enjoyed playing guitar and singing. Randy enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing or hanging out playing cribbage. He enjoyed riding around and visiting others. His humor always had a way of making someone smile. He loved his son, and they spent his last days together. Visitation will start Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 2:00 PM at the Sault Tribe Niigaanaagiizhik Ceremonial Building and will continue until the time of the Funeral Service at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 18, 2021, with Father Romeo Cappella officiating. Clark Funeral Cremation Burial Services is serving the family. Messages may be sent to the family at www.rgalerfuneralhome.com
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