Age 49, of Owosso, passed away at his residence.

A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Road in Davison with the Rev. Leonetta Bugleisi officiating.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday.

A private burial with military honors will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery.

Jason was born in Flint Dec. 28, 1969, son of Charlene Franklin. He graduated from Carman-Ainsworth High School in 1988, where he was very active in theater and miming. Jason enjoyed reading and playing video games. He worked at Sonoco Protective Solutions.

Jason is survived by his mother Charlene Franklin; uncles Greg (Karen) Franklin and Bradford Franklin; cousins Jennifer Frank and Sammy; half-sisters Autumn and Emily; and many extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Evalyne Beckman, and Wilbur and Victoria Franklin; and uncle Douglas Franklin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Genesee County.

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