OBITUARY

Wayne Larry Brandon

April 20, 1939October 3, 2021
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Wayne "LARRY" Brandon, age 82, of New Boston, Texas passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021 in Texarkana, Texas. He was born to Edric Nelson Brandon and Elsie Clementine Horton Brandon on April 20, 1939. Larry was raised in Texas and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and Abilene Christian University in 1977.

He served 8 years in various branches of the service He reached the rank of Sergeant.

He married Sheila Lynne Bauer on August 23,1980 and the couple had five children. He was a Dallas Police Sergeant for the City of Dallas Police Department where he worked for more than 27 years.He was a Ham Radio operator for over 40 years and held an extra class license. At the age of 80 he moved to East Texas and enjoyed country living.

In is spare time Larry enjoyed Ham Radio, Bertrand Russell, reading Greek poetry and all books of military history, watching Perry Mason, listening to any type of music, playing with his dogs Panda and Peanut. He also enjoyed playing his guitar and the many family vacations to Crystal Beach.

His family and friends will always remember him as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents Edric and Elsie Brandon, his grandchildren Alex Brandon and Naomi "Iris" Babb.

He is survived by his wife Sheila, his children; daughter Beth and son-in-law Glen Higdon, son Russell Brandon, daughter Allison and son-in-law Aaron Babb, daughter Jennifer and son-in-law Allen May, son James and daughter-in-law Nicole Brandon. He is also survived by his grandchildren Dustin Terrell, Aaron Higdon, Gabriel Babb, Autumn "Rose" Babb, and Kahlan "Violet" Babb.

A viewing for Wayne will be held Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Anderson-Clayton-Gonzalez Funeral Home, 1111 Military Pkwy, Mesquite, Texas 75149, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 PM.

The family requests your presence at a reception after the funeral at Mary and Deanna Vera's home where refreshments will be served. 718 Shadwell Dr. Garland, Texas 75041.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.andersonclaytongonzalez.com for the Brandon family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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Bob Pecot

October 9, 2021

So long, my friend. We had fun.

Shelby Strayhorn

October 6, 2021

I will never forget the first time I met Larry. I was so scared of him because he towered over my 5 foot self. Come to find out he was just the sweetest. I'm so terribly sorry for y'alls loss. We love you and pray for you guys daily.

Jessica Sanchez

October 6, 2021

Mr Larry was the husband of one of my close friends Ms Sheila. He was always so nice when we came to invade with all our Scrapbooking stuff. I cherished Mr Larry's friendship and will miss him dearly.

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