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Donald Lee Branch, Sr.

February 8, 1939 ~ September 12, 2019 (age 80)

Donald Lee Branch, 80, of Amarillo, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 14 at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Directors.

Donald Lee Branch was born in Wellington, Texas on February 8, 1939 to J.L. and Maggie Branum Branch. He attended school in Wellington as well as Amarillo College and West Texas State.

Don and Mary Susan Baker were married in Amarillo, Texas on September 10th, 1965. They just celebrated their 54th anniversary. He retired from The Internal Revenue Service after 30 years service. He also spent 4 years in the USAF.

He is survived by his beloved wife Susie and 6 children. Wendy Urbanek and Kurt of Weston, Florida, Cindy Gailbraith and Jeff of Burkburnett, Texas, Donnie Branch and Colleen of Edmond, Oklahoma, Kevin Branch and Melodi of Amarillo, Janie Branch of Amarillo and D. Paul Branch of Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Survivors also include brothers James Branch of Tyler, Texas and Gary Branch of Amarillo, and his sister Novelle Hamilton of Panhandle, Texas. He was preceded in death by his Mom and Dad and his brother Billy Branch.

The obit below is the one I really liked:

“HE DIED”

Nothing else needs to be said.

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