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John Roderick Brandon

July 21, 1942November 14, 2020

John R. Brandon, age 78, born to Martha H. and Thomas L. Brandon in Nashville, Tennessee passed away on November 14, 2020. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Thomas L. Brandon, Jr. John is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Alberta Brandon; daughter, Jennifer Brandon Hitzler (Frank), granddaughter, Hannah Hitzler; grandson, Slade Hitzler; step-daughter, Vicki Brown-Macomber; and step-sons, Ronnie Brown and Allen (Bo) Brown.

John attended Donelson High School and Middle Tennessee State University. He was a Captain in the U.S. Marines and served his country as a Vietnam Veteran. John spent over 30 years with the State of Tennessee. He enjoyed horticulture, weight-training and fitness, enjoying nature, and driving his Mini Cooper. John loved to work in his garden and was blessed with an extraordinary ability to make anything thrive and bloom. He loved spending time with his wife Alberta and especially sitting with her on the back porch drinking coffee and watching the wild life. A private person, he was admired and loved by his family and friends and numerous pets throughout his life.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Avalon Hospice.

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