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Ronnie Thomas Branch

November 22, 1956 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 60)

The Piano Brothers

Watson-North Funeral Home is deeply honored to serve the family of Mr. Ronnie Thomas Branch, age 60 of Winchester.  Mr. Branch passed away at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville June 30, 2017.  A lifelong resident of Franklin County, he was a 1975 graduate of Franklin County High School.  He worked for Van-Rob Industries in Manchester until his health began to fail. His life revolved around caring for his mother and his nieces and nephews who he referred to as his “grandkids”, spending as much time with them as possible.   He will be remembered as the glue that held the family together and the one person that could be relied upon for anything.  Mr. Branch is preceded in death by his father, J. C. Branch.  Survivors include his mother, Lerah Rogers Branch of Winchester; sister, Lisa (Ahmad) Vakili of Franklin; brother, J. Barry (Patty) Branch of Winchester; nieces, Jessica Vakili of Nashville and Jennifer (Tom) Dreis of Franklin; nephew, Randall Jay Branch of Winchester; great niece, Karli Jae Branch ; great nephew, Bryce Branch both of Winchester.  The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday July 2, 2017 at Watson-North Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be conducted from the Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home at 3 p.m. July 2, 2017 with Rev. Carl Tucker officiating.  Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Eric King, Curt Fogman, Randall Jay Branch, Nick Hayes, Mark Downs Larry Ake and Darrel Collins.  Online condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com.     


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
July 2, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
Sunday
July 2, 2017

3:00 PM
Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Interment

Franklin Memorial Gardens
Winchester
Winchester, TN 37398


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