In Rememberance

Chris “Butch” Brannan, 69, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 8, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Butch was born December 2, 1947 in Phoenix, Arizona to Ralph and Lois Winninger Brannan. In 1968 he was drafted and went to Vietnam serving 8 years in the US Army.  In 1986 he came to Moab 4 wheeling and fell in love with the area and became an associate member.  In 1993 he moved to Moab with his wife and they became Red Rock 4 wheelers members and trail leaders. He loved helping people and being a trail guide. He was loved by all and helped anyone when needed.

He leaves behind his Wife Eve, daughters Lori and Kim, son Chris Jr., grandchildren John, Shelby, Arian, great-granddaughter Aria, Cousins Patty and Karen.

At Butch’s request, cremation has taken place and a Military Service will be held Saturday August 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the family home, 149 East Markle Road La Sal, Utah 84530. It is a very casual gathering, so please wear jeans or something comfortable.

In Lieu of flowers the family request to make donations to the Wounded Warriors.

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