The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

May 19, 2013

Robert G. Braden


Star Beacon

PIERPONT — Robert G. Braden, age 79, of Pierpont, Ohio, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his home surrounded by family.

He was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Springboro, Pa., to the late Coral Braden and Ocie Knapp Braden. He married Ellen M. Jakob in 1956. She survives. 

He was a United States Army Veteran. He retired from Lake Erie Trucking. Robert loved tinkering in his garage and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He especially enjoyed spending time with the kids and teaching them.

In addition to his wife of over 56 years, he is survived by three daughters, Nancy J. (Benjamin) Thompson of Pierpont, Ohio, Betty J. Callahan of W. Springfield, Pa. and Kathy A. Braden of Peirpont, Ohio; two brothers, Arnold Young of Ashtabula, Ohio and Glen (June) Braden of Springboro, Pa.; a sister, Shirley (Bob) Phillips of Monroe Center, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Leo Braden; and a son-in-law, James Callahan.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, May 20th, at WHITE-COOL FUNERAL HOME, 1405 Main St., Conneautville, Pa. 16406. A Graveside Service in Beaver Center Cemetery will follow Calling Hours.

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