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  • Harvest United Methodist Church
    Lakewood Ranch , FL

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“Sherry, so sorry to read about "Hearts" passing. Love, Pam ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Pamelia Storms-Barrett - IN

“Our regrets to the whole family including Melvin / Connie.May Jesus hold you all closely and take the sting out of your lives.LovePat / Butchaj4SM ”
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William Daniel Branson, 84, of Lakewood Ranch, Florida joined our Heavenly Father on November 8, 2016 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He was born July 23, 1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Melvin Carl & Lena Louise Schnepf Branson. After completing his education, William was employed at Bell laboratories until retirement in 1989, when he moved to Florida with his wife Sherry. William was a hard worker and enjoyed traveling but his greatest joy was spending time with his family. William dedicated his life to serving the Lord and was one of the founding members of Harvest UMC of LWR.
Preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Beryl.
William is survived by his wife Sherry Terrell Branson; daughter, Cheryl/Luke Gerardi; sons, William/Pam, Robert/Mary, David/Tina, James/Donna Branson, Mike & Mark/Cheryl Highsmith; brothers Lewis/Marilyn & Melvin/Connie Branson; sisters Bertha/Dorman Blackburn, Josephine/late Richard Walker, Rosetta/Alvin Short, Theresa/Robert Wilson; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Services for William will be held at 12:30 PM on Saturday, November 19, 2016 with visitation from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Hendryx Mortuary New Palestine Chapel, 19 E. Main St. New Palestine, IN 46163. Burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Hendryx Mortuaries. Memorial contributions may be made in William's memory to Harvest United Methodist Church in Lakewood Ranch Florida. Online condolences may be directed to or the Hendryx Mortuaries Facebook page.