Steven Franklin

Steven Wade Franklin, 48, of Westlake died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. 

He was born in Lafayette. He worked for the City of Sulphur for over 20 years and was a Volunteer Fireman for Ward 1 for seven years.

Survivors include his daughter, Tessa Franklin of Westlake; a granddaughter; brother, Preston Franklin of DeQuincy; a sister, Mary Franklin Wilks of Westlake.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Butch and Doris Franklin, and a brother.

Steven’s decision to be an organ donor was the last selfless and heroic gift he gave.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Hixson Funeral Chapel in Westlake.