Dennis Eugene Brawner



Branch of service 
Entered service
Born 9/2/1931
Died 10/2/2009
Buried Church of Brethren, Brownsville, MD



Mr. Dennis Eugene Brawner
As originally published on Sunday, October 4, 2009.

     Mr. Dennis 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.
     Born 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.
     He was preceded in death by two sons, Mark and Kevin Brawner; five brothers; and one sister.
Family 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