Ian Allan Franklin

February 18, 1989 ‒ February 05, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Ian Allan Franklin, 30, of Delaware passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at his residence.

He was born February 18, 1989 in Marion, Ohio.

Ian worked for Dish Network and he enjoyed fishing, baseball and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. Above all, he was an amazing and loving son and father.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Sherry (Terry) Richards; wife, Alissa; sons, Cameron and Anderson; extended family and friends.

Private family gathering will he held.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is assisting the family.

To share a fond memory of Ian or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • We loved Ian and will cherish the memory of the part he played in our life. Our hearts are broken. Much love and prayers for comfort to Sherry and all his loved ones.

  • I am truly heartbroken to hear this horrible news. Sending you all love and comfort during this hard time. I thought he was a great guy and I’ll surely miss his smile! RIP Ian. 💔

  • Wishing you the peace to bring comfort & the courage to face the difficult days. So sorry to hear of Ian’s passing.

  • A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts, through us, they live on. My condolences.

  • I am completely heart broken. Ian was not only a great father but overall just an amazing person. Always knew how to cheer you up. I will forever remember the good days. I’m beyond grateful I got to have one last conversation with you Monday. My condolences to the whole family. 💔👼

  • Ive only ever known Ian to be a good friend, a loving father and a kind individual to say the least. I will always remember the good times we shared. You will truly be missed my friend. “Since day one”

  • Ian was such a funny man, always had a smile for me when I saw him. He was a truly unique character. He will be missed.

  • Ian, life won’t be the same without you. I have cherished our friendship for the past 10 years. I will miss your goofy personality, our football outings, and that big beautiful heart of yours. You were an amazing father and friend and I will hold you close to my heart forever.

  • Ian brought joy to so many people. He had a huge heart and his love for his family was like the sun on the brightest days. He was a great friend to have in your corner. His insight was spot on, and the way he sought the truth in important questions was unparalleled by many. I will cherish our time together as friends and coworkers.

    To Ian’s family, my prayers and thoughts are with you during this unimaginably difficult time. Please know, Ian had an unforgettable impact on those around him and will not be forgotten.

  • Much love and comfort to Sherry and family. He will live on in the hearts of those who loved him.

    Much love and comfort to Sherry and family. He will live on in the hearts of those who loved him.

  • Ian was one of thew few people I really enjoyed working with. Always enjoyed our talks about baseball and our kids. See you in heaven brother. Sending all the love and good wishes to his family and friends.

  • Ian you were the type of person that always had an open ear and understand a situation you helped me grow and helped me to get where I am today by all the knowledge u gave me things just won’t be the same without all the joy and laughter you have gone to soon u will be greatly missed I’m just so heart broken

  • I’m so sorry to hear about Ian. Everyone love him!! He will always have such an impact on the Dish network family. Prayers for his family!!

  • A cool guy that I liked working with, talking about sports and cracking jokes with about our name. I hope he is resting in peace. I am thinking about his family during this difficult time.

  • I am so sorry for the loss you family is going through. When I think of Ian I think of a lot of laughs and smiles. He was a one of a kind to say the least. I know not only for me he brought many laughs good times and beautiful memories. Thank you for laughs and memories you touched so many Ian!

  • I just heard this sad news today and I must say I am heartbroken and numb. Ian wasn’t just a Coach and a mentor he was a friend. He always wanted to know how he could make my life easier at work or just offering kind words when needed. My prayers and condolences are with his family in this sad time. Ian will forever be in my heart.

  • Ian -You worked hard you set a goal early on during your career to move up the ladder and you did. You were always willing to talk and discuss life and how are Indians will do. You were one of my favorite people I got to coach. Love you man.

    I am at a loss for words. Prayers to the Family!

  • Ian was one of the best people to spend time with. His pride in his family was apparent any time you visited his desk.
    My prayers are with you and your family.

  • I was blessed to have crossed paths with Ian in life. He was a wonderful, funny, caring, kind person whom I enjoyed working with. He was a mentor and supported to many at Dish, and a friend to so many more! His loss is so unbelievable and has impacted so many. A great, young man taken too soon! Positivity, and support to all Ian’s family and friends, especially his adorable sons whom Ian adored! Sending prayers for family, friends, and Ian!!

  • My deepest sympathy goes out to you. We are so very sorry to hear about Ian. I always remember his bright smile. He was a fun loving child. I can’t imagine your pain and hope you find comfort with your family and friends.

  • I am happy to have the memories of Ian as a little boy. Thank you Ian for painting my tool chest, for in my wedding and for finding us again after so many years. Until we meet again, I will settle for those happy memories.

  • To Sherry and family. I am so deeply saddened to hear of Ian’s passing. I have so many nice memories of him and Josh laughing and playing for the years we were a family. He was the cutest blonde haired little boy I have ever seen with a smile I will always remember.I wish you and your family all the comfort and healing through this difficult time. Many prayers for you.