Jack Wayne Branson, 69

Jack Wayne Branson, 69, of Wabash died at 7:06 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.  He was born July 21, 1950 in Harlan, Ky. to Charles and Mary (Farmer) Branson.

Jack married Anna Napier in Wabash on Aug. 30, 1976. He retired from General Tire and attended the Potters House Ministry, both in Wabash. He was an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan. Jack enjoyed being around people, being outdoors, watching his family play sports, wrestling with his grandson Matthew, and making people laugh. He loved his family and his Lord. 

He is survived by his wife, Anna Branson of Wabash; three daughters, Elizabeth "Liz" Branson of High Point, N.C., Janet Branson and Paige Branson, both of Wabash; two grandchildren, Taylor Johnson and Matthew Johnson Jr., both of Wabash; and his brother, Jim (Sue) Branson of Wabash. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Margaret Sue Branson and Billie Napier; and his brother, Melvin Donald Branson.

Private family services will be at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Bernice Pickering and Rev. Ralph Johnson officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. 

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Jack may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Apr 27