Richard Sherman Brantley Sr., 64, of LaFollette, died Dec. 21.
He was a very loving husband of 43 years, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved to fish, work on cars, remodel houses or anything to do with his hands.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ivo Brantley; son Richard Sherman Brantley Jr.; brother, Marvin Brantley, and infant brothers David and Jerry Brantley.
He is survived by his mom, Ruth McCarty Brantley, of Speedwell; wife, Roseann Brantley, of LaFollette; daughters, Cynthia Allen, of LaFollette, Jennifer Brantley, of LaFollette, and Erica Hopper and husband, Jack, of Speedwell; brothers, Owen Brantley and wife, Lillian, of Conyers, Ga., Jack Brantley, of Speedwell, and Tommy Brantley of Bay City, Mich.; sister, Shelia Brantley of Georgia; and grandchildren, Johnathan and Alyssa Brantley, Jack and Eric Hopper and Jacob Allen.