Michael Otho "Mike" Brand, 63, passed away June 30, 2013 after a long illness. He died in Jefferson County at Brynwood Center in Monticello, a nursing home where he had been living the past several years).
He had lived in Wakulla County since 1981, until going to the nursing home.
A native of Tallahassee, he was an electronics technician, and he loved motorcycles, cars, music and the beach. Throughout his illness, he was an inspiration to all around him with his strong faith in Christ, his positive attitude and his caring spirit.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Jane Elzie Brand.
He was predeceased by his father, Randolph Beville "Bud" Brand; his mother, Vivian Frances Dunham Strickland; and his stepson, Sun "Jason" Scribner.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (www.nationalmssociety.org