Rocky Branham


Rocky Branham, 52, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. He was born on June 1, 1961 in Clinton County, Kentucky to Marilyn Bandy Branham and the late Lawrence Branham. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one sister, Sharon Shaw, one nephew, Jared Vibbert, and one niece, Melissa Branham. He was a longtime employee of A & C Communications.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Byrd Branham of Burkesville, his mother, Marilyn Branham of Burkesville, two daughters, Carrie Salmons and her husband Mike of Raceland and Kelly Branham of Burkesville, three brothers, Timmy Branham, Doyle Branham and Donnie Branham, all of Burkesville, three sisters, Vicky Wray, Amy Wray and Treasa Smith, all of Burkesville, three brothers-in-law, Robert Wray, Darren Smith and Rondell Wray, four grandchildren, Hayden Stearns, Taylor Podunavac, Tucker Pondunavac and Jacob Salmons and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Services were held Friday, September 20, 2013 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home with Bro. Nickie Richards and Heyward Adams officiating. Burial was in Liberty Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lonnie Anderson, Jake Abston, Billy Amerson, Darren Smith, Ashley Stearns, Shawn Podunavac and Rondell Wray. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Clark, Heyward Adams, Mike Dunagan, John Franklin, Kyle Shoopman and Darrell Moon.

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences at

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