Meadville Tribune

May 19, 2013

Robert G. Braden

Meadville Tribune

PIERPONT, Ohio — Robert G. Braden, 79, of Pierpont, Ohio, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his home surrounded by family. 

He was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Springboro, to the late Coral Braden and Ocie Knapp Braden. He married Ellen M Jakob in 1956; she survives. 

He was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from Lake Erie Trucking. Robert loved tinkering in his garage. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He especially enjoyed spending time with the kids and teaching them.

In addition to his wife of more than 56 years, he is survived by three daughters, Nancy J. Thompson and her husband, Benjamin, of Pierpont, Betty J. Callahan of West Springfield, and Kathy A. Braden of Pierpont; two brothers, Arnold Young of Ashtabula, Ohio, and Glen Braden and his wife, June, of Springboro; a sister, Shirley Phillips and her husband, Bob, of Monroe Center, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Leo Braden; and a son-in-law, James Callahan.

Friends may call Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. at White-Cool Funeral Home, 1405 Main St., Conneautville.

A graveside service in Beaver Center Cemetery will follow calling hours.