Obituary: Franklin Dennis Miracle


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Franklin Dennis Miracle, 79, of Noblesville, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville. Born Aug. 18, 1935 in Pennington Gap, Va., he was the son of William and Hollie (Lambert) Miracle.

He attended First Church of the Nazarene, worked at Firestone Industrial Products and was a member of the United Rubber Workers Union. He enjoyed fishing, going to garage sales and working on cars and lawn mowers. He loved nature and spent as much time outdoors as he could, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his daughters, Carol (Kent) Dickey and Shirley A. (Ron) Hanna; grandchildren, Kelli (Scott) Bomkamp, Matthew Hanna and Amanda (Tim) Graham; great-grandchildren, Grace and Piper Bomkamp and Eliana Graham; and sisters, Delores Abroms and Laura Mabel Sutton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lora J. (Hart) Miracle; brothers, James Noble Miracle and William Clarence Miracle; and sister, Lilanthus Ruth Miracle.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 2 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Rd., in Noblesville, with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Rev. Michael Ross will officiate. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, 46240; or Parkinson’s Awareness Association of Central Indiana, Inc., 6847 Hillsdale Ct., Indianapolis, 46250; or First Church of the Nazarene (NobleNaz), 1399 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville, 46060. Online condolences may be made at


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