Franklin Jr. Blunt, 78, of Cherokee Village, Arkansas passed away on January 23, 2015. He was born April 4, 1936.\r\r\n\r\r\nHe is survived by his wife, Dolores; daughter, Sherri Brown of Farmington, Missouri; sons, Steven (LaRene) Blunt of Monroe, Wisconsin and Quintin Blunt of Spirit Lake, Iowa; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Danny) Missey of Potosi, Missouri, Amanda (David) Orrick of Valles Mines, Missouri, Shawn (Lisa) Brown, Farmington, Missouri, Shanon Blunt, Shullsburg, Wisconsin, Heather Blunt of Monroe, Wisconsin; 16 great grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann Loftis of Stevens Point, Wisconsin and many nieces and nephews. \r\r\n\r\r\n He was preceded in death by his parents, one great grandchild, brother Ralph and sister Shirley Ann Jacobs. He loved the Lord and will be dearly missed. He served in the US Air Force and was a member of Abundant Life Church in Highland, Arkansas. Funeral ceremonies to be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, January 31, 2015 in McCorkle Funeral Home – Durand Chapel, 101 Main St. Durand, Illinois with Pastor Joey Barnes of Highland, Arkansas officiating. Burial will be in Shirland Township Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 am until time of funeral Saturday.