Mr. Dennis Eugene
As originally published on Sunday, October 4, 2009.
Eugene Brawner, 78, of Brunswick, went home to be with the Heavenly Father
on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. A man who displayed great strength, courage,
wisdom, intelligence and faith, he will be missed by his wife of 58 years,
Delores E. (Conner) Brawner.
Sept. 2, 1931, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Ferris D. and Ellen
(Cannon) Brawner. Mr. Brawner was a member of the Brownsville Church of
the Brethren. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and Air Force, having
served during the Korean War. He retired as an engineer from the Chessie
Railroad after 40 years of service. For a time, he was also employed with
NIH. For relaxation, he enjoyed tending his vegetable garden and walking.
Surviving in addition to his wife, he will be
greatly missed by his three children, Vicki S. Himes and husband, David,
of Knoxville, Brian E. Brawner and wife, Carol, of Frederick, and Tami E.
Nick and husband, David, of Brunswick; four devoted grandchildren, Amy
Folden and husband, Bill, Chaz Himes and Ashley and Alexis Nick; four
other grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, Bryn, Blake and Bryse?
Folden, and Bailey and Bre Himes; three other great-grandchildren; one
sister, Blanche Nelson; and many nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by two sons, Mark and Kevin Brawner; five brothers; and
will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at
Stauffer Funeral Home, 100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Services will be held
at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, from the Brownsville Church of the Brethren,
1911 Rohrersville Road, Browns-ville, with the Rev. Alan Smith
officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may
be made to the Brownsville Church