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John R. "Bob" Brandon

Friday, June 22, 2012

John R. "Bob" Brandon, 79, of Slater, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at Gilliam Cemetery with Rev. Chris Weber officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Only Way Fishing Club in Slater.

Born Sept. 15, 1932, in Gilliam, he was the son of the late John R. and Lucille Murdock Brandon. He was a member of Gilliam Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He retired in 1994 from Marshall Habilitation Center as a developmental aide. He was also a member of the Only Way Fishing Club in Slater.

He is survived by a sister, Hallie Grace Carroll of Leavenworth, Kan.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Brandon.