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Kenneth Branstetter, 85, Edmonton, KY, (d. March 16, 2014)

He was the son of the late Raymon and Ora Mae Hurt Branstetter. His wife of 63 years, Barbara Simmons Branstetter, survives. He leaves 20 direct living descendants. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and long-time elder at the South Edmonton church of Christ where he served faithfully.He also served faithfully in business and in the community. In countless areas, whether farm supply, furniture or motel, from board member to bus driver, he extended genuine friendship and encouragement while demonstrating a truly humble spirit of kindness
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Kenneth Branstetter, 85, of Edmonton died Sunday morning, March 16, 2014. Funeral services will be held 1pmCT, Saturday, March 22, 2014, at South Edmonton church of Christ, 612 S Main Street, Edmonton, KY with burial in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Friday, March 21, 2014, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, and after 9amCT, Saturday, March 22, at South Edmonton church of Christ.


He was the son of the late Raymon and Ora Mae Hurt Branstetter. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and long-time elder at the South Edmonton church of Christ where he served faithfully.

He also served faithfully in business and in the community. In countless areas, whether farm supply, furniture or motel, from board member to bus driver, he extended genuine friendship and encouragement while demonstrating a truly humble spirit of kindness.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Barbara Simmons Branstetter; and the following:
  • One brother: Bob (Geneva) Branstetter of Edmonton, KY

  • Two sisters: Marilyn Grider of Glasgow, KY, and Sue England of Murfreesboro, TN

  • One sister-in-law: Ollie Branstetter of Glasgow, KY

  • Three children and spouses: Mike and Betty Branstetter of Edmonton, KY; Marna and Walton Harless of Huntsville, AL; and Mark and Jackie Branstetter of Old Hickory, TN

  • Eight grandchildren who knew him as "Dandy" : Amy Branstetter, Rachael (Matt) Milligan, Alyson (Ed) Branstetter-Spalding, Emily (Alex) Martinez, Ken (Felicia) Branstetter, Tim (Molly) Harless, Luke Branstetter and Mary Grace Branstetter

  • And nine great grandchildren Trey, Charles Thomas, Louisa, Connor, Harding, Daniel, Trenton, Neely Anna and Ellie

  • Numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews
He was preceded in death by his brother Wendell and granddaughter Anna Beth Branstetter.

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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