Ralph Craig "Rooster" Brasher, 83, of Decaturville, TN, passed away Monday, November 14th, at Decatur Co. General Hospital.
He was a retired towboat engineer and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Brasher is survived by his wife, Shirley Brasher, of Decaturville; four sons Dale (Treaty) Brasher, of Parsons; Terry "Red" Brasher, of Decaturville; Steve (Gail) Brasher, of Lexington; Bob (Jan) Brasher, of Lexington; a brother, J.H. "Zee" (Carolyn) Brasher, of Decaturville. He is also survived by 6 Grandchildren - Bo (Tasha) Brasher, Katie (Matthew) Spence, Laken Brasher, Jon Robert Brasher, Richard Lewis & Jill June; and 4 Great-Grandchildren - Caleb Lewis, Vanessa & Aiden June, Cody Lee Brasher.
He was predeceased by his parents, James Oren & Ruby Lee Brasher and by 3 brothers, W.J., Ben Frank & Gene Robert Brasher.
His Funeral Service will be held at Reed's Chapel, Decaturville, TN, at 2 PM on Wednesday, November 16th, with Bro. Steve Douglas officiating. Burial will follow in Old Baptist Church Cemetery near Decaturville.
Visitation: Tuesday 10 AM - 10 PM and Wednesday 9 AM until service. The family request in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to: Alzheimer's Association: Mid South Chapter West TN Office 326 Ellsworth St. Memphis, TN 38311 or American Cancer Society c/o Decatur County Bank PO Box 429 Decaturville, TN 38329 731-852-3643
Rooster Brasher was a first cousin.
Linda Stanfill McKee, daughter of: Mary Lynn Reaves Stanfill Crafton
granddaughter of: John Benjamin Reaves and Mura Alice Graham Reaves who are also buried at the OldBaptist Church. Decatur Co TN (also known as Rushing Creek)