Robert "Bob" Branham, 85, of Vandalia, died at 2:40 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Countryside Meadows in Avon, Ind.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia. Memorials: Arthritis Foundation, 1108 S. Willow Drive, Suite 4, Effingham, Ill. 62401. Online condolences may be shared at www.hohltandfilefh.com.
Mr. Branham was born on Oct. 30, 1927, in Vandalia, the son of Bert and Ina Garland Branham. He married Pauline Czerwonka on May 19, 1949, in Vandalia; she died on Dec. 19, 2009.
He was a retired draftsman for Borg-Warner Inc., and was a member of First Baptist Church in Vandalia.
He is survived by a daughter, Linda Hart Collier and her husband Don Collier of Mooresville, Ind.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brothers, Wayne and Keith Branham.