BRAXTON Thomas Sr., 67, of Boston, died June 28, 2015. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam War, and worked for the Boston Public School system for many years and later for the MBTA for 15 years. Thomas was the husband of Ruby L. (Grant) Braxton for 47 years; father of Bernadette Braxton Ringels, Thomas Braxton Jr., Anthony Braxton & Belinda Braxton; grandfather of Jonalis Young, Samara Braxton, Mascio Turner Jr., Divine Braxton-Price, Joy Braxton and Sky Braxton and the great-grandfather of Kaleena Young. He also leaves a host of siblings and extended family. All are welcome to visitation Monday, July 6th from 6-7 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. service in Waitt Funeral Chapel at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton. Funeral procession to gather on Tuesday, July 7th at 10 a.m. at Waitt Funeral Home for an 11:15 a.m. committal service at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Boston. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Refuge Church of Christ Building Fund, PO Box 260176, Roxbury, MA 02119. Visit www.waittfuneralhome.com or call 508-583-7272.
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Published in Boston Herald on July 2, 2015