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Franklin Eugene Hackney, 76, of Charlotte passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. Franklin was born in Mecklenburg County, NC on November 16, 1937, son of the late Jessie Hackney.
Mr. Hackney retired as a CM2 from the US Navy. He was a Vietnam Veteran and spent half of his Military Career in Antaratica. He was a security guard in Charlotte for many years.
Survivors include his wife Margaret J. Hackney, whom he married on November 16, 1973 in Occoquan, Virginia; sisters, Francis Beacham of Georgetown, SC and Anita Hughes of Orangeburg, SC.
Service will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made to the Hackney family at www.carolinacremation.com. Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Hackney family.