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Robert James Bransford

1943 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
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Bransford, Robert James (Jimmy)

Dr. Robert James (Jimmy) Bransford, Ph.D. age 72, a resident of Albuquerque, NM passed away on April 14, 2016. Jimmy was born in Santa Fe, NM to Alex and Polly Bransford.

In 1964 he enlisted in the Air Force where he served a 4-year term. Jimmy first attended New Mexico Highlands University where he received his Bachelor's degree then moved on to the University of Colorado, Boulder where he earned his Doctorate degree. Jimmy later went on to work at the University of New Mexico where he stayed until his retirement.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his mother Polly Bransford, father Alex Bransford, brother's William (Billy) Bransford, Louis Bransford, Richard (Ricky) Bransford and sister Juanita Chavez.

He is survived by his loving son, Steven Bransford (Monica Martinez); grandson and best friend Aiden Bransford; his special friend Concha Montano; his sisters: MaryAnn Romero, Bernadette Gonzales (Joe), Lucille Kleczka (Joe), and Dolores Miller (Don); his brothers: Michael Bransford (Shawn), Phillip Bransford (Doris), Arthur Bransford (Pearl), Ted Bransford (Jeanne), and Ben Bransford (Maxine); sisters-in-law, Mary Kay Bransford, Laine Sedillo; and numerous nieces and nephews, whom he loved dearly.

Services will be held at Rivera Family Funeral Home in Santa Fe, NM on April 25th, 2016 at 12:30pm. Burial will follow at the Veterans' National Cemetery in Santa Fe, NM at 2:15pm.

Jimmy had a huge love and passion for Children and in lieu of flowers would like to have donations sent to CLN Kids

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 24, 2016
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