Curtis Leo Branum, 87, of Richmond, passed away on Monday, November 12 at Reid Hospital.
He was born September 11, 1925 in Byrdstown, Tennessee to Robert Lee and Eller Glass Branum. He moved to the Richmond area in 1957 and married the former Dorothy Anthony on August 13, 1959. Mr. Branum was a retired carpenter who enjoyed woodworking and gardening.
Mr. Branum will be missed by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Branum, of Richmond; son & daughter-in-law, James & Pam Branum, of Richmond; step-daughter & son-in-law, Brenda & Ray Gibson, of Bluffton; step-daughter, Marcia Lee Lester, of Virginia Beach, Virginia; 7 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, Millie (Delbert) Pennington, of Fishers and Clarice Rayborn, of Livingston, Tennessee; several nieces & nephews.
Mr. Branum was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister and 2 brothers.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 16 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Entombment will follow in Earlham Mausoleum
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 at the funeral home.