Commissioner Ray B. Franklin

Commissioner Ray B. Franklin

Kentucky Office of Charitable Gaming, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, December 12, 2002

Ray B. Franklin

Commissioner Ray Franklin succumbed to injuries sustained eight days earlier when he was involved in an automobile accident on I-64 in Frankfort, Kentucky.

His vehicle went out of control and crashed due to the freezing road surface as a result of a winter storm. He was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries eight days later.

Commissioner Franklin had served with the Department of Charitable Gaming for four years. He had previously served with the a total of 26 years with the Louisville Police Department, the Kentucky State Fair Board, and the Kentucky Attorney General's Office. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 4, 2002

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Commissioner Franklin,
On today, the 15th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Kentucky. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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December 12, 2017

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