Obituary for Joseph D Branham

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Joseph D Branham

July 19, 1940 - August 5, 2016

Joseph D. "Joe" Branham, age 76, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, August 5, 2016 at the Greenwood Health & Living Community. He was a resident of Morgantown.

Joe was born in Indianapolis on July 19, 1940, to his parents, the late Morris and Maude G. (Abney) Branham. He served with the United States Army as a Private First Class. Joe married W. Juanita (Durham) Branham on April 2, 1960 in Indianapolis. She preceded him in death on September 8, 1997 after 37 loving and devoted years of marriage.

Joe retired in 1993 as the manager of security at the Indianapolis International Airport after ten years of service. Prior to that, he worked as a Chief Inspector for water treatment plants in both Indiana and Colorado.

Joe was a 50 year member of the Morgantown General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn. He enjoyed working in his vegetable garden, hunting, fishing and traveling to Colorado. Joe loved his family.

He is survived by his children, Mike (Lila) Branham of Whitewater, CO, Scott (Lissa-marie) Branham of Newport, OR and Jodi (Jeremy) Tibbett of Indianapolis; siblings, James (Carolyn) Branham of Franklin, Larry Branham of Indianapolis, Aaron (Joann) Branham of Whiteland and Ronnie Branham of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Emily, Samantha, Kase, Levi, Cal, Jordan and Jackson; nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by siblings, Helen Ferrill, Morris Branham Jr., Harold Branham, Boyd Branham & Paul Branham; and a great granddaughter.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown with military rites presented by the Martinsville American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guards. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Condolences may be sent to the Branham family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: July 19, 1940
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Sue Bunch posted on 1/1/00

My deepest sympathy goes out to all of Joe's family! He was such a sweet man! When I think of him, I think of his cute laugh. He enjoyed life and his family and music. You are all in my prayers. Sue Lindsey Bunch


Lesa Lex posted on 1/1/00

I am so sorry to hear about your Dad and your Mom, Both of mine are also gone I am sending a passage that I still think about daily God Speed. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 King James Bible 1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; 4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; 5 A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; 6 A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; 7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; 8 A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.