Dennie “Woody” Branham
HOLGATE – Dennie “Woody” Branham, 65 of Holgate, died at 4:03 p.m. on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice. He was born on November 27, 1955 in Pikeville, KY to the late Denver and Credie (Ratliff) Branham. On March 8, 1980, he married Crystal Miles, she survives in Holgate.
Woody is also survived by two children: Michael Shane (Misty) Branham of Holgate, and Ashley (Tyler) Bennett of Ayersville; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four sisters: Brenda McBride of Continental, Loretta (Joe) Butcher, Darla Branham, both of Defiance, Marie (Jeff) Budd of Oakwood; and one brother: Richard (Jessica) Branham of Defiance.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Jessie Branham; and two sisters, Margie Branham and Delores Moore.
Woody had retired from Campbell’s Soup Company, Napoleon. He enjoyed going to auctions and garage sales. He also enjoyed watching wrestling. Woody liked raising chickens and ducks. He loved to make people laugh and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental with Alan Ray Newsome officiating. Burial will follow in Sherman Cemetery, Oakwood. A visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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