Bobby Gene Branam, 72, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away Monday August 30, 2016. A resident of the Ringgold area for most of his life, he lived in Woodlawn, and Cleveland, Tennessee for a short time. He was a former employee of Durkan where he worked for 23 years and was of the Christian faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Iva Mallicote Branam; parents, Burt and Carrie Lee Jones Branam; four sisters, Wanda Burgess, Marie Young, Kathleen Brewer, and Pauline Reed; and three brothers, Bill, Edward and Glen Branam. He is survived by three children, Mark (Wendy) Ray of Gainesville, GA., Michael (Dustina) Branam of Woodlawn, TN., and Amanda (Michael) Stalans of Cleveland, TN.; brother, Holbert Branam of FL.; eight grandchildren, Seth Ray, Morgan Ray, Bethany Ray, Michael A. Branam, Zackary Champion, Nickey Rainville, Destiny Rainville, and Nathan Rainville; five great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday September 2, 2016 in the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5-9 P.M. and Friday from 9 A.M. until funeral time at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.
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