David Paul Branson
David Paul Branson, 75, born in Dixon, MO on 6/4/36 passed away on 7/9/11. Dave was retired from the US Postal Service where he served as a letter carrier for 31 years. Prior to that he served in the US Marine Corp
. With a love for the game of baseball, Dave was a lifelong, avid Cardinals fan.
Dave resided in Springfield and is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jerene, Springfield, MO; sister, Margaret Layson, Lexington, KY; three children, John Branson, Lees Summit, MO; Denise Yoakum, Springfield, MO; and Bryan Branson, House Springs, MO. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Terri Lynne Branson. Dave's five grandchildren; Taryn, Taylor, Thomas, Paul, and Brody, will remember him as "the nicest Grandpa in the world."
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Klinger Cope Rivermonte Funeral Home, 4500 S. Lone Pine, Springfield, MO. A visitation will be Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 5 - 7 PM in the Chapel.
Online condolences may be made at www.klingnerfuneralhome.com