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Charles E. "Brad" Braden, III

December 10, 1947 ~ September 20, 2019 (age 71)

Obituary

     Charles E. "Brad" Braden, 71, of Carmi passed away at 10:45 p.m., Friday, September 20, 2019 at his residence.  He was born on December 10, 1947 in Bryan, TX the son of Charles E. Braden, Jr. and Evelyn Lorene (Helsel) Braden.  Brad retired in January 2017 as a Financial Advisor with Raymond James.  He had also worked for Hilliard Lyons and A.G. Edwards.  Brad was an avid outdoorsman where he enjoyed fishing and trap shooting.  He had an affection for sport and vintage cars and loved to travel.  He was also a great cook.  Brad was a member of the First Christian Church in Carmi and Quail Forever and was a past member of the Carmi Lions Club.

     Brad is survived by his wife, Marcia Braden of Carmi; two daughters, Courtney (Lucas) Thompson of Carmi and Meghan (Andy Webb) Braden of Bonne Terre, MO; seven grandchildren, Cade, Abby, Isaac, Annabel and Benjamin Thompson, Chyler Govreau and Noah Joseph Webb; a sister, Barbara Brewer; and special caregivers, Michele Caudill, Jenny Bump and Keshia Sisco  He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Chad Eugene Braden.

   A celebration of Brad's life will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi.  Visitation will be held on Sunday from 11:00 a.m.until service time at 2:00 p.m. at Campbell Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Brad's memory to the Baptist Children's Home or the American Diabetes Association and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
September 29, 2019

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Campbell Funeral Home
609 West Main Street
Carmi, IL 62821

Celebration of Life
Sunday
September 29, 2019

2:00 PM
Campbell Funeral Home
609 West Main Street
Carmi, IL 62821

Donations

Baptist Children's Home
949 County Rd. 1300 N, Carmi IL 62821

American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202
Web: http://www.diabetes.org

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