Jeff Allen Brannon, 53, of Folkston passed away March 3, 2016, from injuries sustained from an accident.
He was born Feb. 16, 1963, to John and Sara Lois Blakely Brannon in Cullman, Ala. He served his country in the United States Navy and was employed as a machinist with Kings Bay Support Services.
Jeff had been a resident of Charlton County since 1989. He was involved with several charity motorcycle runs benefiting the VA, various children’s homes, troubled teen home and for the homeless vets, delivering blankets.
He had also taken part in the escorting of military personnel who had been killed overseas and were returning to the United States. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in St. Marys. A gentle, caring man, he will be missed for his charitable acts of kindness by many.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Nannette of Folkston; son, Jeffery (Holly) Brannon of Folkston; daughter, Marcie Marie Brannon (Henry Reinel) of St. Marys; mother and father, Sara and John Brannon of Addison, Ala.; two brothers, Thomas William Brannon (Leslie) of Addison and David Brannon of Addison; two nieces, Samantha and Sara Brannon of Addison; a nephew, John Brannon of Addison; father-in-law, Noah Powell of Folkston; mother-in-law, Janice Griffith of Folkston; his little riding buddy, Fancy Pants; and many other relatives.
The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6, in the chapel of Shepard Roberson Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mark Patterson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at Nichols Funeral Home in Addison with funeral services beginning at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Nesmith Church Cemetery.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Wounded Warriors Foundation, 20037 Dove Hill Road, Culpeper, VA 22701 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 5901 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30328.
Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston and Nichols Funeral Home in Addison.