Macomb — David Branham, 51, of Macomb, passed away at 4:52 p.m. Friday February 22, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois after a short battle with Laryngeal Cancer.
He was born May 3, 1961 in Whitesburg, Kentucky to Jimmie and Martha Kershner Branham; he married Mary Shelby on March 7, 1985. She survives.
Also surviving are his parents of Knoxville, TN; 1 daughter, Jen (Brandon) Smith of Macomb, Illinois; 2 grandchildren, Marcus David Murray and Gavin Douglas Smith; 1 sister, Mary Kathryn Branham of Knoxville, TN.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Harrogate, TN.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday Feb. 28, 2013 at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home, where visitation will be 2 hours prior to services. Rev. Victor Randle will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Smith Children Education Fund. Please sign guestbook or leave condolences at www.dodsworthfh.com