Joseph Brandon Carles(1980-2012)

SHERMAN - Memorial services for Joseph Brandon Carles, 32, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Sherman. Bob Reed will officiate. Brandon passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 after a courageous 15-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

Brandon was born on Sept. 23, 1980 in Sherman to Art and Marketa (Stonebarger) Carles. He was baptized as a Jehovah's Witness on June 30, 2002 and continued his dedication to his faith and beloved God, Jehovah, until death. Throughout Brandon's illness, he always maintained a happy, positive outlook and never complained. He was dearly loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Brandon is survived by his loving mother, Marketa (Stonebarger) Carles of Sherman; grandmother, Nellie Stonebarger of Sherman; brothers, Jason Carles and wife Jana of Freeport, Ethan Carles of Sherman; sister, Erin Richardson and husband Mike of Sherman; nephews, A.J, Jacob, and Izzy Carles, Conan Richardson; nieces, Tealie and Teegan Richardson, Milly Carles, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Art Carles.

Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman. The online register book may be signed at

Funeral Home

619 N. TRAVIS ST.  Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 893-1101

Published in The Herald Democrat on Dec. 7, 2012