He was known to most as Dick Bramblitt. Dick was a retired Dallas Fire Captain where he served for 30 years. Most would say he was a great historian of the town and people of Mabank, Texas. His work on the Mabank Cemetery Board was vital to the preservation of Mabank history. His tireless hours of research for names was essential in the development of Kaufman county, Veterans memorial.
He is preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Martha Bramblitt, his parents Robert (Boe) and Rena Bramblitt, his siblings Virginia Owens, Ann Hunt, Jean Schell, Ruth Burk, and his brother Robert (Bob) Bramblitt.
He is survived by his wife Gayle Bramblitt, his children Bryan Bramblitt, Rene Mullins and husband Don, and Clay Bramblitt and wife Adelia. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Natalie Hoedebeck and husband Jeremy, Joshua Wright and wife Randi, Dillon Bramblitt and wife Bailey, Casey Skinner and husband Matt, David Mullins and wife Amy, Jonathan Mullins and wife Casey, and Preston Mullins. He is also survived by 17 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a long list of loving friends.
The family will hold a last Boe’s Cafe Reunion to commemorate his life on Sunday, December 3rd from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at the Mabank Fire Department, 111 E. Mason St., Mabank, TX. 75147. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mabank Fire Department would be greatly appreciated. Mabank Fire Department, PO Box 1233, Mabank, TX 75147.
Although his earthly life is over, his eternal life has just begun. He would say he is still trying to get through the judgement department, but we all know he is already recording the history of heaven.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.eubankcedarcreek.com for the Bramblitt family.