Chester "Chet" Ray Branham

January 22, 1945 ~ February 1, 2019 (age 74)
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Chester "Chet" Ray Branham, 74, of New Palestine, IN passed away February 1, 2019. Survivors include his wife, Twanette Kaye Branham; sons Robert R. (Amy) Branham, James M. Branham; daughters, Julie (Scott) Roberts, Michelle (Rod) Spilker; brother Ronnie Branham; 5 grandchildren: Aaron, Braden, Carly, Devon and Lucas; three step-grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Dorothy Branham and his grandson, Jacob R. Spilker.

Chet proudly served in the United States Navy from 1963-1967. He retired from Naval Avionics after 30 years of service to pursue his dream of owning his own woodworking business.

Visitation will be held Tuesday February 5th, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 W US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN 46130. A Celebration of Chet's Life with Military rites will be held on Wednesday, February 6th beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Post 182 Veteran's Fund.

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