Curtis H. Brantley Jr.

Published 8:30am Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Curtis H. Brantley Jr., 66, of Wetumpka passed away from complications of Lewy Body Dementia with Parkinsons Disease, early on the morning of July 22, 2014, at the Bill Nichols State Veterans Home in Alexander City.

“We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” II Corinthians 5:8.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. July 24 at Brookside Funeral Home in Millbrook.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. July 25 in the chapel of Brookside Funeral Home with Rev. Brandon Scroggins officiating.

Mr. Brantley was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis H. Brantley Sr. and Catherine Wright Brantley.

He honorably served in the U.S. Army for four years and retired from the Air National Guard after 20 years.

He dedicated 36 years of service to the veterans of Alabama, working at the VA Regional office in Montgomery. He retired in 2004 as the assistant service center manager.

His greatest love was his family.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sheila Brantley, son Chad Brantley (Kim), daughter Stephanie Robertson (George III), grandchildren Sophie, Connor, Sianna and George IV and sister, Ann Easterling.

He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and wonderful friends.

Curt will be buried in Brookside Memorial Gardens with military honors.

Honorary pallbearers will be  Jimmy Murff, Tony Crawford, Jason Easterling,Charlie May, Ed Gipson and George Lynn.

The family wishes to extend sincere appreciation to Comfort Care Hospice and the wonderful staff of Bill Nichols State Veterans Home for their support.

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