Franklin Hoke, age 86, of Eldorado, OH passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at Vancrest of Eaton Health Care Center. Franklin went to be with the Lord, his wife Shirley, his son Dennis, his two dogs, and baby Brantley. He was born in Phillipsburg, OH on June 23, 1935 to the late Cleo and Goldie (Rhoades) Hoke. Franklin was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved to camp, tend to Shirley’s beautiful flowers, tinkering in the barn, and spend time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. He is survived by his son Keith (Terri) Hoke, grandson Chad (Sindi) Hoke, grandson Jason Hoke, granddaughter Samantha (Taylor) Landes, granddaughter Erika (Shaun) Hoke, grandson Ryan Hoke, 10 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren; brother Ronnie Hoke of Macon, GA; and sister Betty (Marvin) Paulus of Arcanum, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Shirley Hoke; son Dennis; and his great-great grandson, Brantley Nole. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022 from 9:30 am until time of funeral service at 11:00 am at Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street in Eaton, OH. Burial will follow at Wares Chapel Cemetery in West Manchester, OH. The Hoke family would like to express our thanks for the wonderful help and care given by Hospice of Dayton and Vancrest Health Care Center. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.