Theron Steven William Branch, 23, of Glen St. Mary died on Friday, March 15, 2013 after an extended illness. A lifelong Baker County resident, Theron was a member of Cuyler Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling, riding in the woods and spending time with his dogs. He was a kind-hearted, dependable young man who loved his family and friends and saw the best in everyone. He was a fighter until the end.
He is survived by parents Steve Branch and Shanna Rhoden, both of Glen St. Mary, “Dad #2” Kevin Rhoden of Glen and “Ma” Grace of Macclenny; grandmothers Margie Clevesy and Alice Hires, both of Macclenny; brother Christopher Rhoden of Glen St. Mary; sisters Stephanie Branch and Eden Branch (Daniel) of Macclenny, Courtney (Kenneth) Hall of St. Augustine and Alexis Branch of Macclenny; girlfriend Kristen Greer of Macclenny; nieces and nephews Kaelynn and Kamden Hill, Cole and Kylee Hall, and Nolan Rhoden; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Mr. Branch was preceded in death by grandfathers Robert Carter and Charles Branch; grandmother June Kraus and aunt Jamie Carter.
The funeral service will be held at 3 pm on Friday, March 22 at the Christian Fellowship Temple with Rev. Billy Worthington officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Thursday, March 21 at the Christian Fellowship Temple. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.