BRANDON, Eugene "Gene"
Eugene "Gene" Wildman Brandon, aged 59, died Wednesday night, January 8th at the South Austin Medical Center due to heart complications.
Gene was born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He received his bachelors degree at the University of Southern Mississippi and went on later to earn his teaching certification from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a loved and dedicated Kindergarten teacher for the past 15 years at Travis Heights Elementary.
Another one of his passions has always been playing the drums in various bands including The Ghostpeppers, Omar and the Howlers, and The Drapes.
Gene is predeceased by both of his parents, Reginald Sr. & Marcia Brandon, and his brother, David. He is survived by his wife, Gwen, daughters Hannah, Sophie, and Emma; and sisters Margaret Ann Johnson, Cindy Brandon, and Judy Brandon.
Memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Austin, TX.
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Published by Austin American-Statesman from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2014.