Jamie Lee Branning, age 43, of Columbia City, IN passed away at 6:10 am on Thursday August 30, 2018 at his residence. Born on August 18, 1975 in Columbia City, he was the son of Roger L. and Cindy (Gaff) Branning.
Jamie attended local schools and graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1993. He then attended Ball State University and earned his Associate Degree in Business.
Jamie worked at Whitehead Construction for over 20 years. He started as a laborer and worked his way up to a foreman.
Survivors include his children Ian, Gabrielle, and Emma Lee Branning, all of Columbia City; grandchildren Leo Blackburn and Presley and Elijah Branning; mother Cindy (Chad) McClure of Columbia City; father Roger Branning of Etna; siblings Candy (Joey) Pease of Churubusco and Timothy Branning of Columbia City.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Conrad and Grace Branning, maternal grandparents Calvin and Evelyn Gaff, and grandson Jaxon Blackburn.
Funeral services for Jamie will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday September 4, 2018 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, with calling two hours prior. Burial will follow in Eberhard Cemetery, Columbia City. Memorial contributions in memory of Jamie may be made to Final Expenses. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send the family an online condolence.
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May God give you strength in this time of grief and fond memories of Jamie L. Branning,
CCHS Alumni Class of 1993. The Alumni of CCHS extends sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers to Jamie's family.
Cindy and the rest of Jamie's family ,our prayers are with you during this time of grief. Jim and Kim
We're so sorry for your loss of Jamie. With our deepest sympathy,
Brian & Dianna Smith and the entire staff of Jerry's Tire Servce
Jamie Lee was and always will be the best thing that ever happened to my only daughter, the kind of son in law any mother could ever dream of or imagine...…. I will always love you bud.. but miss you even more ….. Rest in peace to the one I will say was one of my sons … Phyllis Bueker
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Know I'm here for you.
Rest in Peace Jamie
You fought the Good Fight
I am Extremely Blessed for having known You
May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will walk beside you in your journey of grief.
Randy Grimes, Brett Gerber and the Staff of DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home
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