Willie "Frank" Branch

September 19, 1943 ~ December 26, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Willie Branch Obituary

Mr. Willie “Frank” Branch of Raeford, went home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at the age of 80.

Mr. Branch was born in Robeson County on September 19, 1943, to the late Charlie Howard Branch and Evelyn Wilkerson Branch. He was a member of the Raeford Evangelical Methodist Church, serving on the Board of Trustees, Board of Stewards, and Sunday School Secretary. He retired from Burlington Industries after thirty-nine years. He served as Scout Master for Troop 404 in Raeford for many years.

He is survived by his wife Brenda “Gail” Todd Branch of Raeford, NC; two sons, Jason Branch and his wife Robyn of Raeford, NC,  Todd Branch and his wife Stacy of Robbins, NC, a daughter, Wendy Branch Jackson and her husband Mark of Winterville, NC, four grandchildren Morgan Branch, Andrew Branch, Henry Jackson and Elizabeth Smith and her husband Caleb, three great-grandchildren, Jaxson Smith, Noah Smith and Brayson Kindred, two brothers, Howard Branch and Ronnie Branch and his wife Barbara all of Raeford, NC.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until 1 pm on Friday, December 29, 2023  at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.

Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm in the Chapel with Pastor Roger Burns officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Thank you to the Hospice Team of Liberty Health for the love and care you provided for our husband and father, Donna and Danielle, his loving aide Ann, and other Hospice volunteers. 

Memorials may be made to the Raeford Evangelical Methodist Church or Hospice Foundation of Hoke County.

Online memorials may be made on the Crumpler Funeral Home Website. 

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December 29, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home
131 Harris Avenue
Raeford, NC 28376

Funeral Service
December 29, 2023

1:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home
131 Harris Avenue
Raeford, NC 28376


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