Bruce Barton Braden Sr.

June 24, 1939May 14, 2018

Bruce Barton Braden Sr., age 78, of Sarasota, Florida passed away on Monday May 14, 2018. Bruce was born June 24, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to the late Marvin and Harlene (Bittenger) Braden.

He was a proud, easy going, hardworking brick mason.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Patricia; loving sons, Bruce B. Braden Jr. (Cecilia) and Ronald D. Braden (Anna); cherished grandchildren, Bruce III, Wes, Chase and Brittany and four great grandchildren.

Bruce is preceded in death by his son, Kenneth L. Braden.

A Visitation will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 1 PM until the time of Funeral Service at 2 PM at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home, 170 Honore Ave. Sarasota, FL 34232, with burial to immediately follow.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Braden family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to TideWell Hospice, Inc., 5957 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.


  • Marvin Braden, Father
  • Harlene Arra (Bittenger) Braden, Mother
  • Patricia Braden, Beloved Wife of 60 years
  • Kenneth L. Braden, Son
  • Bruce B. Braden Jr. & Cecilia Braden, Loving Son & Wife
  • Ronald D. Braden & Anna Braden, Loving Son & Wife
  • Bruce III, Wes, Chase and Brittany, Cherished Grandchildren
  • Four -, Great Grandchildren

  • TideWell Hospice, Inc.


  • Visitation Monday, May 21, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 21, 2018
  • Interment Monday, May 21, 2018

Bruce Barton Braden Sr.

have a memory or condolence to add?

Dorene Caron

May 16, 2018

Uncle Bruce your beautiful warm spirit will forever be remembered. You worked very hard to provide for your family. Your smile, your giving heart and helping hand for someone in need is to be a beautiful legacy. My heart is joyful knowing that I will see you again. Rest in the arms of our Savior.

Cindy Walker

May 16, 2018

Uncle Bruce you will be missed by many. You were such a very hard working man who would give anything to his family. A devoted husband, father,grandfather and so much more . I am proud my children grew up knowing you and I am proud to have joined such a wonderful family, Grandpa and Grandma Nalley created a beautiful family with their girls. You and Aunt Patsy always welcomed us when we came down and its that kindness from you that leaves a permanent impression full of love. RIP Uncle Bruce 123 xoxoxo...