Obituary of Melvin Franklin

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Melvin Franklin

David Melvin English (born October 12, 1942 in Montgomery, Alabama) was a singer and musician who was best known for his role as a founding member of Motown singing group, “The Temptations” that were popular from 1960 to 1994. Melvin died on February 23, 1995 and his death was because of congestive heart failure following a series of seizures. He died too young at age 52.

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Melvin Franklin Biography Wiki:

    • Net Worth: $1.5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Omaha Steaks
    • Favorite Color: Pink (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Melvin's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: David Melvin English
    • Father:
    • Mother: Rose English
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Kimberly English (married?-1995, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • David English Jr.
      • Niquos English
    • Daughter(s):
      • Davette English
      • Felicia English
      • LaRissa English

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 23 1995 at age 52
  • Place: Los Angeles County, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure (following a series of seizures)
  • Interment: Buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California

Category Tags:

SingerMusician Electronic Music Genre American Born on October 12th Born in 1942 Born in Alabama Died in 1995 Died at age 52 Died from Congestive heart failure

Melvin's Notable Roles:

  • The Temptations

Quotable Quotes:

"[Speaking at the funeral of David Ruffin]: "As long as his memory lives in our hearts, he will be immortal. Let all of us pass his memory on to our children for generations to come, just as we have done for the late great Paul Williams and Marvin Gaye." (IMDB)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-04-06 00:43:04
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