Glenvil Jennings Branham
- June 14, 1928 - August 17, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
of Glenvil's Passing
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“To the Branham Family, and especially to my friend and co-worker, Dave Branham,
I was so saddened to hear of your loss, but you must know that Glen...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Tom Stevenson - Montclair, VA
“Julie you and your family are in ny thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.
2 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa Clark - Akron, OH
“I am truly sorry for the loss of dad. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
May wonderful memories fill your heart with love and smiles.
3 of 26 | Posted by: Carmella Nelson - Akron, OH
“To the Branham Family,
Our deepest condolences for your loss. Your father and family are in our prayers.
Sean and Andrea Crofton
4 of 26 | Posted by: CROFTON FAMILY - WOODBIDGE, VA
“Julie and Family,
My deepest condolences go out to you and your family. May God wrap his loving arms around you and your precious family at this...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa McCalister - Akron, OH
“Your are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of your loss..
...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Zuchowski - Norton, OH
“My thoughts and prayers are with you Julie, and with your family, during this time of loss.
8 of 26 | Posted by: Cheryl A. Williamson - Akron, OH
“Julie & Family,
I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. I hope it helps to know that others are keeping you and your family in...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Jackie Chapman - Akron, OH
“Wanted to let you know we are thinking of you all and that you are in our prayers. Glen was always a happy person to be around and will be greatly...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Angelena (Jackson) Newman and Family - OH
“Our sincere condolences to the Branham family for your loss.
Steve & Mary Pawlow
11 of 26 | Posted by: Stephen A. and Mary L. Pawlow - VA
“My prayers are with the whole family as you go through this rough time... I love you all and pray you find some peace
12 of 26 | Posted by: Tina Rouse - Barberton, OH
“May God Bless you during this time of your loss, my prayers go to you and your family . Take care and know that I love you and God loves you most
13 of 26 | Posted by: Rev. Lamont Johnson - Akron , OH
“Sincere condolences to Ashley and the Branham Family. One of my first conversations with his granddaughter Ashley started with someone mentioning BF...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Stephen Kramer - Washington, DC
“Julie & Family
I am so sorry to hear about your lost.May god give you and your family the strenght you need at this time.My prayers are...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Virginia Williams (Verg) - akron, OH
“Julie & Family,
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I am very sorry for your loss; my heart goes out to you in this difficult time.
...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Christina Janevski - OH
“Sincere condolences to the Branham family for your loss.
17 of 26 | Posted by: Tom Miller - Fredericksburg, VA
“Jean & Family,
My heart and prayers are with you all,I know your hearts are broken,and the days that lies ahead will be hard...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Mellody - Saint Marys, WV
“Sincere condolences and supportive thoughts to the Branham family...I have heard many fine stories from his granddaughter Ashley. Mr. Branham sounds...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Jim Difede - Washington, DC
I am deeply sorry for your familys loss. Even though I never met your Father, I know how much he meant to you. Remember that you...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa Austin - Cuyahoga falls , OH
“I am deeply sorry for you and your families loss. I will continue to keep you all in my prayers. Death is the hardest part of life but what helps is...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Angel - Akron, OH - friend
“To Ashley and family, my condolences on the death of your loved one. May you take comfort in knowing that an angel is watching over you.
22 of 26 | Posted by: Courtney Wallace - Miami, FL
“Although I never met Glenvil, Ive had the privilege of becoming friends with his daughter. Over time, through the conversations she and I have had,...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Ashley Dyer - Kent, OH
“MY DAD IS STILL HERE
He's walking towards me surrounded by light
I can't believe this miraculous sight
It can't be him, I know he is dead
But as...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Valerie Leemaster Murphy - Akron, OH
“I want to express my sympathy and prayers for you, Dave, and your family in the loss of your dear Dad. You have shared so many wonderful stories of...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Lynda Fullem - Lake Ridge, VA
“My sincerest sympathy to the Branham family for their loss, and a special prayer that the Lord has found a beautiful resting place for Glenvil....Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Manny Pacheco - Fredericksburg, VA
Glenvil J. Branham, 84, of Williamsburg, VA, and formerly of Barberton, OH, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.
Glen, originally from Kentucky, worked in the rubber industry at B.F. Goodrich in Akron, OH, having had a hand in the manufacturing of nearly every conceivable rubber product made there. He retired in 1990, following 31 years of service.
A resident of Williamsburg, VA, for nearly 10-years, he formerly lived in Barberton, OH, for most of his adult life. He enjoyed the Magic City's crown jewel-Lake Anna, fishing at Portage Lakes, gardening, cheering for the Cleveland Browns and outings to Wadsworth, OH, for sweet corn at Seiberling Farms, B&K frosted mug root beer and spanish hot dogs. He loved sharing meals with family at many restaurants, the world famous Barberton chicken houses and just plain good old times. He especially loved the decorated windows at O'Neil's and Polsky's on Akron's south main street at Christmastime.
He never quit a job till it was done. His snow shoveling ability was legendary as he had the cleanest sidewalks in town during the middle of a blizzard. A life-long follower of Bluegrass Music, he loved anything Bill Monroe and Roy Acuff ever performed. He was a Sergeant-of-Arms for the Louisville Chapter of Ohio Country Western Music Association.
In Williamsburg, he was a member of Smith Memorial Baptist Church and resident of Chambrel, enjoying many special friendships. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and antiquing, collecting watches and belt buckles, but most of all, his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Jean Ann Branham; sons, Dennis of California, Dave (Linda) of Fredericksburg, VA and Rob of Seoul Korea; daughter, Julie (Steve) of Barberton, OH; and a sister (Rosie) of Pikeville, KY as well as six grandchildren ( Ashley, Laura, Andrew, Rory, Meah, Chloe) and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother (Lucy), father (Isaac), sister (Lydia) and brothers (John, Emery, Bill, Everett, Alfred and Charles).
The family will receive friends on Wed., August 22, 2012 from 10 AM to 11 AM, at Smith Memorial Baptist Church, 6515 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA. A funeral service will be held immediately following at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Williamsburg Memorial Park, 130 King William Drive, Williamsburg, VA.
Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.