Willie B. Branch, Jr.

December 27, 2023
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Willie B. Branch, Jr. Obituary

Willie B. Branch Jr., Duck, a devoted husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 27, 2023, surrounded by family. 

He was born February 25, 1950 in Seaboard, North Carolina to the late Willie B. Branch Sr. and Helen Branch. Willie attended and was educated in Herndon, Virginia. He held several jobs at Mama Bakery, Krispy Kreme and Walmart as a Baker. 

On December 15, 1977, he married his wife of 46 years, Regina Branch. He was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed family gatherings and renovating homes in his spare time. 

Willie was predeceased by his parents, Willie B. Branch Sr., and Helen Branch, two sisters, Willia Sterling and Anna Maria Branch, a niece, Kimberly Gamble and granddaughter, Tiara Parson. 

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Regina Denise Branch, three children, Tamkia Williams, Lakesha Branch (Jeffrey), and Willie B. Branch III (Monique), 16 grandchildren, Mykesha Branch, Jenazia Humphrey, Tremanye Williams, Tykesha Williams, Jemeshia Humphrey, Jayana Humphrey, King Jeffrey Humphrey III, Jelijah Ali­El, Jah-Kiya Ali-El, Jah-Melia Ali-El, Ja-Kaya Ali-El, Jahion Eli-El, Journee Ali-El, Jabril Ali, Jazara Ali-El, Tatyana Decastro (Khristofer), two great grandchildren, Jada Nellum and Z:ayn Decastro, sister, Nannie Branch, uncle, Woodrow Branch, two nieces, Carla Gates and Shayla Gamble, two nephews, Michael Branch and Cory Gamble Sr., special niece, Sherese Thomas, favorite cousin, Barbara Jean and a host of family and friends.

Forever missed and always in our hearts.

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