Everett Brannen, 60, of Andes, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008 at Margaretville Memorial Hospital, Margaretville.
He was born in the Margaretville Hospital, July 10, 1948, the son of Frank and Inez (Perry) Brannen.
He married Gale Smith March 1, 1969 in Margaretville.
Everett owned and operated a dairy farm and later worked on a dairy farm. He then went to work for several trucking and excavating firms including George Fenton, Don Bramley, Harvey Morse and the Andes Highway Department. He had also worked at Bailey’s Lumber in Fleischmanns and for Dick Fairbairn in Margaretville. He was employed by Kiff Trucking. In the winter he plowed snow in the area.
He was a member of the Old Bastards Club.
Surviving are his wife, Gale Brannen; daughters, Tammy Bonifacie, Andes, Elise Bogart, Andes, Kathie Brannen, Fayetteville, N.C. and Barbara Campo, Shokan; grandchildren, Tanya Salyers, Va., Joshua Bonifacie, Andes, Savannah Brannen, Shokan, Rebbeca, Jessica and Kayla Bogart, Hancock, Jonathan and Kaitlyn Archibald, Margaretville; step granddaughter, Tasha Bogart, Johnson City and two step great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are brothers, Edward Brannen, Deposit, Arow Brannen, Delhi, Charles Brannen, Grand Gorge and Lee Brannen, Prattsville; sisters, Catherine Osterhoudt, Cairo, Edna Todd, Margaretville, Thelma Clapper, Oneonta and Linda Boughton, Denver, Colo.
He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Inez Brannen and a sister, Shirley Straton, Catskill.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27 at the Andes Presbyterian Church, Andes.
Burial was in the Sanford Cemetery, Margaretville.
Donations in his name may be made to the Andes Fire Department Ambulance Fund or the Margaretville Hospital Ambulance Fund.
Arrangements were by Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.