James (Jimmy) E. Franklin, born on May 27, 1945, to Bernice D. and the late James R. Franklin, went home to be with The Lord on April 17, 2018. A longtime resident of Seattle; James received his early education from the Seattle Public School System, graduating from Garfield High School in 1963. He attended Seattle Central and North Seattle Community Colleges; the University of Washington; Lambau Real Estate Institute (Bellevue); and Mykut Real Estate School (Seattle). James found his “sweet spot” in the real estate industry where he excelled on all levels.
In 1991, James relocated to Los Angeles, California, with his wife Vickie.