Roger K. Brandon

November 29, 1943October 3, 2012
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Roger K. Brandon, 68, born to Vernon and Eva Brandon on November 29, 1943, passed away October 3, 2012 at his home. He is predeceased by his parents and a brother, Alan Brandon. Roger married Ruth Ann Dempsey and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. She survives along with children, Cynthia (David) Dean, Alan (Ana) Brandon; grandchildren, Matthew and Austin Dean; and brother, Dr. Gary (D.J.) Brandon. Roger was a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He retired as Chief Master Sergeant with the Air Force after 22 years. While in the Air Force, he was an aircraft mechanic and a still photographer. After his retirement, he was employed by General Dynamics which allowed him and Ruth Ann to live in Pakistan and Venezuela. He was then employed by Doss Aviation. Roger loved to spend time with his family, the outdoors, airplanes, photography, scuba diving, teaching aeronautics, and his numerous cats. Special thanks to Heidi with Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Dr. Carol Venable. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or Hill Aerospace Museum through the funeral home. Funeral Service, 1 pm, Monday, October 8, Imperial Chapel, 5450 Hwy 78 W, Pueblo, CO. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online condolences, Arrangements, TG McCarthy Funeral Home.


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Grace Yinger

October 20, 2012

What wonderful memories Bud and I had of Roger and Ruth Ann in Pakistan and Key West. (Of course, I still do.) May the memories of Roger's wonderful life comfort the family as my memories of Bud comfort me.

Joan and Jenilyn Bartolo

October 9, 2012

Ruth Ann and Family:

Today we are thinking of you, tonight we will be praying for you, but tomorrow and always we will carry you in our hearts.

With deepest and sincere sympathy

Sue Martin Stubblefield

October 8, 2012

Ruth Ann and family: Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. It is our loss too. I have many fond memories of Roger from high school and the two of you over the past 50 years. You have always been "one of us" - please know that will not change. It was good to see you both last year. Please take care of yourself now and know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jon & Sharon Erion

October 8, 2012

To Ruth Ann and family, our sincere condolences upon the passing of Roger. I have many fond memories of good times together at Pueblo County High. I enjoyed talking with him at several class reunions, including the 50th. Please know that our our hearts are with you at this time.

Sue Nisbet

October 8, 2012

Ruth Ann and family. I am so sorry to learn of Roger's passing. I knew that he was ill but it is always a shock to lose someone. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. 50 years of memories can certainly help to sustain you. Know you are loved and that Roger will be missed. Sue (Shepard) Nisbet

Frank Gallegos

October 8, 2012

To the family of Roger Brandon: Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Michelle Casados

October 7, 2012

Ruth Ann and family, I am truly sorry for your loss.

Beverly Cozzolino

October 7, 2012

Ruth Ann and family, sorry for your loss and may you find comfort in your many memories. I am so glad you and Roger were able to be at our 50th class reunion (1961). Take care.

October 7, 2012

To the family of Roger: Please except our sincerest condolences for your lose.

The Family of David Goins
Evelyn Goins
Pat (Mickey) Collier
Donna (Wayne) Burns
Debi (Tom) Haynes
David (Gale) Goins

Larry Rust

October 7, 2012

To Ruth Ann and all your family may we express our sincerest condolences and sympathy for your tremendous loss. Roger was one my best friends growing up in Pueblo and I will miss him. Ruby and I stand ready to be of any service to you and your family. I am priveliged to have known Roger and been his friend. Larry Rust