Brandon Joe Brown, of Oletha and Thornton, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at age 47. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, January 10, 2015, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Ben David Watson of the Victory Baptist Church offi ciating. Burial followed at the Old Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were Travis Crowson, Cameron Henderson, Cavin (Chip) Henderson, Kevin Ensminger, Keith Brown, and Kelly Thompson. Honorary pallbearers wiere Frank Crowson, Clint Brown, Bill Fischer, John Brown, Mike Brown, Jason Vincent, Jeff McDowell, David Oates, Bill Oates, Glen Ray Oates, Conner Brown, Braden Ramirez, and Gage Vincent. Brandon was born November 21, 1967 in Groesbeck to Joe Ray and Peggy Joan Brown. He graduated from Groesbeck High School in the class of 1986. Brandon lived in the local area all his life and worked as a self-employed bull-dozer and heavy equipment operator.