ULYSSES – Franklin D. Goldsby, 72, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.
He was born July 11, 1940, to Ray and Mary Lee (Gott) Goldsby in Grundy County, Mo.
He married Sue Craig Feb. 21, 1964, in Hooker, Okla. She survives.
He served in the National Guard for eight years. He worked for KDOT and Grant County Road Department as a supervisor for more than 38 years.
He served on the boards for Zoning, Solid Waster and Emergency Preparedness.
He is also survived by one son, Hunter Goldsby and wife, Pam, Berwyn, Neb.; one daughter, Suzette Goldsby-Lewis and husband, Andra, Garden City; brother, Edwin Goldsby and wife, Jean, Trenton, Mo.; sister, Viola May Bland and husband, Gene, Prague, Okla.; three grandchildren, JJ Kuta, Jennie Franzen and husband, Dirk, and Devontae Goldsby; a great-grandson, Dexter; and a great-granddaughter, Haley Sue.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Calvin Dale Goldsby.
• Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Life Church in Ulysses, with Pastor Kerry Rosfeld presiding.
Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.
Memorials are suggested to the New Life Church or The Grant County Foundation in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.