Ken Webb (Dicks) Franks


(Jan. 30, 2009)

Ken Webb (Dicks) Franks, 60, of Lovell, died Jan. 30 in Evanston.

Ken was born April 21, 1948, in Lovell, the son of Richard and Pearl (Webb) Franks. At an early age, he was adopted by his stepfather, Emet Dicks.

He spent his youth in Powell. He later graduated from Lovell High Scool and Utah Technical College. He became an auto body repairman, a career he continued until becoming disabled with Hunnington’s Chorea. He enjoyed talking about his children and his cars.

Ken is survived by daughters Julie (Eric) Mann of Lovell, and Jamie (Paul) Jenkins, Janie Franks, Nicole (Eric) Nigg, and Natalie Franks, all of Idaho Falls, Idaho; a son, Richard Franks, also of Idaho Falls; mother, Pearl Dicks of Cody; a sister, Cindy (Val) Wheelwright of Ogden, Utah; and brothers Dee (Vicki) Dicks of Powell and Hal (Barbara) Dicks of Cody.

Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.