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In Memory Of Our Poets

Curtis H. Brantley, Jr. (1949-2014) - Class Of 1967

Curtis H. Brantley Jr., age 66, of Wetumpka, AL, 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.)

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Brookside Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brandon Scroggins officiating. Visitation will be at Brookside Funeral Home in Millbrook, AL, on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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, Montgomery, AL, retiring 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.

Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, Alabama directing.

Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on July 23, 2014.