Gearld T. Brannon
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Gearld T. Brannon
  • June 30, 1947 - November 20, 2017
  • Lancaster, Ohio

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Gearld T. Brannon, 70, of Lancaster, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 20th, 2017 at his residence. Gearld was born on June 30th, 1947 in Lancaster, Ohio to the late Phillip and June Brannon. He always put his family first, and loved witnessing to others about Jesus Christ. He and his wife Deborah were actively involved in foster care and they took care of over 100 children through the agency. He loved the Ohio State Buckeyes and was an avid marathon runner. Gearld was a 1965 graduate of Berne Union High School. He was a United States Air Force Veteran, where he served 35 years before his retirement. During this time he served in the Vietnam War. Gearld loved the military and was a true soldier.

Gearld is survived by his loving wife, Deboarh; children, Raquel "Kelly" Foster, Andrew (Crystal) Brannon, Abbey (Aaron) Gillenwater, Vanessa Belliveau, Natalie Rose (Will) Mesler, Ryan (Maggie) Williams, Aaron "A.J." (Amber) Williams; Ashley (Ben) Ruggles, Linsey (Brent) Poston, and Molly and Matthew; grandchildren, Savannah, Landon, Evelyn, Rachel, Isaiah, Lillian, Liam, Ava, Ella, Keaton, Connor, McKinsey, Lane, Braxton, Hendrix, Gabriel, Brinley, Kaisley, and Jackson; sister, Bev (Phil) Rockhold; brother, Tim (Mary) Brannon, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Roger Brannon.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 27th, 2017 at the Fairfield Christian Church at 11AM with Pastor Kevin Metzler officiating. Burial is to follow the services with military honors at Maple Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit on Sunday the HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME from 4-8PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donation to gofundme.com/Gerald-Brannon-funeral-expenses. To help with the family's expenses.