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Franklin Pasher Ketterman

March 19, 1947 ~ December 3, 2017 (age 70)

Obituary of Franklin P. Ketterman

Franklin Pasher Ketterman, age 70, of Dagsboro, passed away on December 3, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving wife and family.

He was born on March 19, 1947 in Salisbury, MD and attended school at John M Clayton. Frank was drafted into the United States Army in 1968. He served his country in Vietnam War. Frank’s civilian trade was that of a mason; he owned and operated his own masonry business.

Frank was joined in matrimony to Shirley J Upchurch on October 10, 1978; married for 39 years. Frank  loved being on the beach fishing and going to the horse races.

He is survived by his wife Shirley J Ketterman; two sons, Duane A. Ketterman (wife, Jessica) and William J. Ketterman (wife, Marcia); five grandchildren, Mckenna J. Ketterman, Karlie A. ORourke,  Hunter, Conner and Georgia Grace; one sister; Jackie Steele (husband, Brice); nieces Lauren Marvel and Jamie Goslee; extended family and friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Georgeanna and William Ketterman; and sister, Judy Rodgers.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 at Watsons Funeral Home, Millsboro, Delaware.  Public viewing hours are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Celebration of Life service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Perry Mears is the officiant. Military honors service will commence at 1:00 p.m. at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, Delaware.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Compassionate Care Hospice, 20165 Office Circle, Georgetown, Delaware 19947 and/or Tunnell Cancer Center, 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Suite 101, Rehoboth, Delaware 19971.

Electronic condolences via watsonfh.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
December 8, 2017

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Friday
December 8, 2017

11:30 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966


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