Franklin Geiger

Born: Fri., Sep. 22, 1933
Died: Fri., Jun. 23, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 25, 2017
Location: Shepard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Mon., Jun. 26, 2017
Location: First Baptist Church of Boulougne

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Franklin Geiger, 83, of Hilliard, FL, passed away June 23, 2017.  He was born September 22, 1933 to the late Willie Hansford Geiger and Ruby Rebecca Davis Geiger Crews.  Mr. Geiger proudly served the Florida Highway Patrol for 32 years, retiring as Captain.  He was known as “Chief” to his trooper family.  He loved the Lord and would witness to anyone who would listen.  He served faithfully as a deacon at Cedar Creek Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Boulougne.  
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son:  Gerald “Jerry” Franklin Geiger.
He is survived by his wife of almost 66 years:  Wyvonne “Liz” Geiger; 2-Sons:  Rick (Kathy) Geiger of Rockmart, GA and Danny (Kath) Geiger of Jacksonville, FL; 8-Grandchildren:  Amanda Geiger, Jeremy Geiger, Jana (Chris) Ellis, Stacy (Chadd) Wilson,  Crissie Geiger, Lee Mock, Dustin (Megan) Mock, Jason Geiger, Deanna Arawood and a number of great grandchildren and other relatives.  
The family will receive friends Sunday, June 25 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 2-4 PM.  Funeral services will be held Monday, June 26 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Boulougne with Rev. John Montgomery and Rev. Greg Jones officiating.  Burial will be in Buford Grove Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

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John & Sandy Wilfong
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
We send our condolences and prayers for Liz and the rest of Franklin's family. We are sad that we can't be there to speak with you in person and attend the funeral service, but we are out of town now and won't be home in time. God bless and strengthen you all during this difficult time. With love, John and Sandy

Connie J. Carver
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Our Deepest sympathy on your loss.

Dobie & Diane Conner
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Sending our utmost prayers, sympathy, to all of you, May you remember him from all the wonderful memories you hold, that will help to make this pain easier to bear!

Robert Phillips
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Condolences to the family of Capt. Geiger. Although we never met, we shared a career as State Troopers and I did not want to pass up the opportunity to say "Thank You" for your service to the citizens of Florida. God bless your family for supporting you throughout your career and may He keep them in His guidance until you meet again!

Capt. Robert W. Phillips Retired
Georgia State Patrol
Folkston Georgia

john b franklin
   Posted Mon June 26, 2017
Sorry for your loss. He was a good man

Angela Kellogg
   Posted Mon June 26, 2017
Liz I am so sorry for your loss! You know Ray and my daddy were friends for a lot of years even when I WASN'T in trouble. I am just now finding out he passed or I would have been there. I'm praying for you all and if you need anything let us know. We love you guys!

Danny and Sara Warr
   Posted Tue June 27, 2017
I will not add all of our grief and problems to yours but only to say that this is a difficult time and it was impossible to join in celebrating Franklin's home going. I honestly didn't even know there was a problem. He was such a good man and friend to us, along with you. We will never forget your kindnesses during our sorrowful times regarding the church. Also, The Lamb will ever be grateful for your support. Liz, we will be praying that you have the care that you need to sustain you going forward being assured that you will both be together again soon in Glory. We love you deeply and may the Lord bless you real good.

Charles & Terri Lowther
   Posted Tue June 27, 2017
Our condolences to the Geiger family. We had the honor of getting to know Mr. Geiger and Mrs. Geiger as fellow members of our church. I can attest to the fact that he was willing to witness to anyone about his Lord and Savior. He was an amazing person, always pleasant and willing to help anyone he could. He will be missed in our community and our church.

Williams Family
   Posted Thu July 06, 2017
Condolences to the Geiger family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.

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