Gene Arthur Branson


Gene Arthur Branson, fondly known as Geno, was born on July 30, 1942 in Mississippi to Hazel and Arthur Branson. Gene went home to eternal glory on February 26, 2020 at Mt. Carmel hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Megan Braswell; stepfather, Roger Allen, as well as Brian Raymond and Toniqua Curry.

After High School and College, Gene joined the US Army where he became a paratrooper. Gene was a Grand Lodge Officer in the Knights of Pythias, where he once held the title of Imperial Potentate. He loved and looked forward to the championship and camaraderie of his fellow member at “the hall”. He also loved and enjoyed family gatherings surrounded by grandchildren and loved ones.

Gene leaves to cherish his memories, Brent (Dana) Raymond, and Andre (Regina) Henderson; special and devoted friend Lois Spurlock, as well as Jack Raymond, Lisa Slaughter, Lori (Clint) Elmore; grandchildren, Brendan, Dylan, and Jordan Raymond, also Marvin, Lauren, Lena, Michael, Tyerria, Brian, Tiara; and a host of other family and friends.

Gene will be forever missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing and loving him.

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Saturday, March 7, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. We are saddened to learn about your family loss. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Truly sorry for your loss.

  2. Isaiah and Cheryl Lipsey

    Our condolences to the family of Gene Branson. May God provide all the strength and comfort you need during this difficult time.

    • Donnie and Althea

      To the family and loved ones of Gene, we offer our condolences to you all. May he rest in eternal peace. Thoughts and prayers are with you. My dear friend Lois we are here for you always and I trust that the Lord will give you all that you need during these sorrowing times. When you think of Gene think of only the good times and the smiles you both enjoyed. We love you whole hearted always.

  3. James Garrett Jr

    Sir Knight Geno Branson, your service shall always be in our hearts!!

  4. William " Wild Bill " Horton, P.P.#53

    Geno will be greatly missed. He showed what ” Get A Life !” meant to all who came in contact with him. God is watching over you, Geno is at peace.

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