Raymond E. Franklin of Vineyard Haven died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 89. He was the husband of Georgia S. Franklin, the father of Neil Franklin and grandfather of Neil Franklin Jr. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date and a full obituary will appear then. Donations may be made to the Unitarian Universalist Society of Martha’s Vineayrd. Arrangements are by Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs. An online guest book is available at ccgfuneralhome.com.