John Branham, 56, died May 26 in Las Vegaswith his wife, Patty, by his side. True to his style, John enjoyed a final bottle of champagne, laughing and looking back at his wonderful life and peacefully departing shortly after.
Born June 29, 1955, he was a son of Alice and Buster Branham, Deer Lake.
John earned his bachelor’s degree in 1977 from Bloomsburg State College and his MBA at Northern Kentucky University.
His executive career took him to many cities and companies, including Biggs, The Wholesale Club, Pace, Source Club and Daymon Associates. He also founded his own company, 50 Below.
His generosity was endless, volunteering for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, March of Dimes and many other people in need.
Arrangements are being made for a memorial and will be announced at a later date on John’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/I.Me.Mine.4.Me.
Published in Republican & Herald on June 7, 2012