Mr. William Edward Franks, age 83, of Piedmont, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

Ed was born in Rome, GA on March 20, 1939, the son of the late William P. Franks and Lois Hamby Franks.  Ed served his country in the National Guard.  He owned his own garage and was a talented mechanic.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ibe Gean Franks, by his daughters, Wendy Ann and Brenda Michelle, and by his sisters, Linda Johnson, Alene Tant (James) and Eloise Didrick (Joe).

He is survived by his son, Scott Franks; his daughters, Wanda Walker (Mike) and Denise Davis (Randall); his significant other, Delores Fields; his brothers, Donnie Franks (Ann) and Leonard Franks (Pat); several grandchildren and great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

A family visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, at 11:00am.  Private interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.