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Wayne Branham

Wayne Branham

September 6, 1943     ~     January 26, 2011

Wayne “Bull” Branham, 67, former homicide detective with the Jefferson County Police Department (JCPD), current Barren County Deputy Sheriff, died Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at University of Louisville Hospital. A native of Barren County, he was a son of the late Herbert and Thelma Bush Branham.

Survivors include his wife, Donna; five children, Kevin (Anita) Branham of Auburn, Gary (Laura) Branham and Mark (Angela) Branham all of Shepherdsville, Lennea (Tony) Wooten and Leslie Branham (Patrick Lee) all of Glasgow; six grandchildren, Kristi (David) Jordan, Cody Wooten, Kayla Wooten, Michael Branham, McKenze Branham and Gracey Branham; one brother, Larry (Kathy) Branham of Frankfort; one sister, Anita Branham of Bowling Green.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association.

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39 Entries for Wayne Branham

  1. Leigh Ann Pitcock says:

    Lennea, I am so sorry to hear about Wayne! He was a fine man and I am honored that I had a chance to get to know him just a little, even though he used to scare me to death when I came home you! I know the pain you are feeling right now and it is very tough! I will say a special prayer for you and your family so that God will wrap his arms around you in comfort!! God bless you guys!

  2. Jennifer and Jimmy Payne says:

    Donna, I am so sorry to hear about Wayne! If you ever need anything, I’m just over the hill. Call me anytime. I will be praying for you and your family!!!

  3. Melinda Beard says:

    The family of Roex and Martha (Mutter) Barrick wanted you to know we were thinking of you at this time, praying for your comfort in Jesus Christ.

  4. Lisa Matthews says:

    Just wanted to let you know that Wayne will be so missed. I feel honored and blessed to have known him. He was a wonderful person. He made almost everyone he met smile. I worked with Wayne at the courthouse. It just won’t be the same without out him. Hope you will find some comfort knowing how much he meant to everyone. Keep those memories close to your heart. They will get you through your tough times ahead. Special prayers are being said for you. God bless you all.

  5. Diane Roberts says:

    Gary & Laura, I just found out about your Dad. I am very sorry to hear this. I will be thinking of you and your family.

  6. Andy Wininger says:

    Sorry to hear about Wayne. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Connie Bradley says:

    Sorry for your loss. All my love and prayers for you all.

  8. David and Donna Pickett says:

    We are so sorry to learn of Wayne’s passing. We have many fond memories of him, known him since he drove the school bus for Austin Tracy and one of our girls played ball with your daughter, Leslie, I think it was. He was a fine man and will be missed,will keep you all in our prayers. God bless

  9. Bourbon County Sheriff's Office says:

    We send our deepest Sympathy. Our prayers are with you all. God Bless.

  10. Howard and Colleen Nethery says:

    My wife and I would like to express our sincere condolences on the passing of Wayne. “Bull” and I worked together for many years on the JCPD and fished many hours together in the FOP bass tournaments. He kept me laughing most of the time. He was truly one of the good guys and will be sorely missed. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  11. Donald and Shauna Depp says:

    We are sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. We extend our sympathy to you and your family.
    You all are in our prayers. Donald worked with Wayne through Law Enforcement.
    Donald and Shauna Depp

  12. Tina Hogue-Hiser says:

    I want to express my sympahty to the family. I got to know Wayne since I began teaching at the Barren County Jail. He was always very friendly and treated my so graciously. I will always have fond memories of him. May God bless you!

  13. Madeline Honeycutt says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about Wayne. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  14. Barbara Ruth says:

    I am sor sorry to hear about Wayne, it will be a great loss.