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Franklin Delee "Good" Jones

March 13, 1984 — April 27, 2021

JONES, Franklin DeLee “Good”, age 37, of Dayton, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Franklin was born March 13, 1984 to Frank Jr. and Carmen (Sargent) Jones. Franklin took his first job in high school reupholstering automotive interiors and found his love of cars. After graduating from Princeton High School in 2002, he became a self-taught mechanic and founded Good & Son Car Wash & Detailing & eventually Good & Son Towing & Hauling. In his early years he was a pianist, martial artist, and great football player. As an adult Franklin coached football for the Greater Ohio Youth Football Conference for the Dayton Dolphins, Dunbar Wee Wolverines (as Head Coach & President) and Cincinnati Bearcat Elite where he helped lead the team to the national championship. He had a heart for animals, especially dogs, and owned an impressive collection of cars and trucks but above all he loved children and served as a Father to many. A man of faith, Franklin was a member of St. Timothy Missionary Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Albert Sargent; paternal grandparents, Frank and Cleomie Jones; and cousin, Waltina Ellington. Franklin is survived by his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sargent; parents Frank Jr. & Carmen Jones; children, Shamer Franklin DeLee Jones (12) and twin one-year-old girls, Carli and Cali Jones; bonus sons Donte Williams IV (13) and Jamiyeon Bean (11); sister Japhra Jones; bonus sisters Dr. Tokea Andebrhan Morales and Shawnee Vansant; and bonus brothers Antonio Andebrhan, Christopher Manuel, Ronnie Douds Sr., Nicholas Alston, Brandon Birdsong, Mark Trammel, Darrius Glover, Imani Ford, Joel Johnson, Donte Carlton, and Eric Copher, Marlon Harrison; Aunts Darryl Ward, Hazetta Brooks and Vanessa Andebrhan; special cousins Dorothy “MeMe” Goodson, Steve Ingram Jr., Keianna Ward, and a host of other cousins.


Family will greet friends from 3:00pm-4:00pm Friday, May 7 at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. Funeral Services will begin at 4:00pm at the funeral home, with hospitality services from 5:00pm-6:30pm. For those unable to attend, the services will be livestreamed at Routsong Funeral Home's YouTube page. In memory of Franklin, contributions may be made to the children’s’ college 529 accounts at Ugift529.com and enter code E33-J82 for Carli, V5H-75N for Cali, and E2B-D8R for Shamer or Cash App $TokeaMorales; Venmo @Tokea-Morales or Zelle Tokea Morales (404) 787-9911. Please notate which child you are contributing to in the memo section. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be made at www.routsong.com.

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Friday, May 7, 2021

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