Mr. Franklin (Lin) Niven Webb died Thursday, January 12, 2023, at his home with family after fighting cancer for five years.
He was born in Moore County on August 25, 1952, to the late Martin and Ann Webb. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother David Webb. Lin attended Hoke County High School and in January 1970, Lin was certified as an Eagle Scout and served in the NC National Guard 1970-1976. Lin was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church. He retired from the Carolina Telephone Company as a service technician with 35 years of service.
Lin was known for his love of outdoors and his enthusiasm for hunting. He volunteered with the NC Hunters Safety to teach and mentor future hunters with the experience he gained from his years of being in the woods. Lin was also a natural photographer who captured his love of outdoors and wildlife in every photo he took.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Gail Bowen Webb; his son Keith Webb and wife Erica of St. Paul’s, his daughter Valerie Webb of Fayetteville; two grandsons, Conyer and Cameron Webb members of the U.S. Navy stationed in San Diego, CA; one brother Marty Webb and wife Linda of Raeford. His family also includes three nieces, one nephew, and four great-nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday January 16, 2023, at Bethel Presbyterian Church with Reverend James Wilhide officiating, directed by Crumpler Funeral Home of Raeford.
The Family will receive friends after the service at the graveside.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Bethel Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 2128
Raeford, NC 28376