Tommy Franklin Bernard, 85, of Shawnee, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, in his home.

Tommy Franklin Bernard, 85, of Shawnee, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, in his home.

He was born on July 17, 1931, in Tecumseh to Riley and Georgia Bernard.

Tommy was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters: William Cecil Bernard Sr., Johnny Riley Bernard, Mary Alena McMahan, and Thelma Ann Hayes.

Tommy is survived by his two sons, David Franklin Bernard and Anthony Scott Bernard, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Tommy was a cattle salesman, used car salesman, and furniture salesman in his youth. His later years were spent relaxing at home or spending time at the casino.

A private service will be held at a later date.