Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

David B. Branham

David B. Branham, age 63, of St. Louisville, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 28, 2021 at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark.

David was born September 20, 1957 in Newark, Ohio, the son of the late Claude and Mabel (Litton) Branham. David was a 40+ year employee of Owens Corning in Newark from where he retired. For over 20 years, David pastored and evangelized leading many to the Lord. He brought fun to the pulpit and to his congregations. David was an avid deer hunter, enjoying the outdoors, and also enjoyed traveling with his wife, Becky.

David is survived by his wife of nearly 21 years, Rebecca L. “Becky” (Humphreys) Branham, whom he wed on August 18, 2000; 3 daughters: Teanya Jasper (George Zimmerman), Kendra Branham (Darrell Williams), and Anna Branham; a step-son: Adam Reed; grandchildren: Cameron, Desiree, Klayton, Gage, Kolin, Gavin, Makeena, Alexa, and Alana; a great grandson: Kenneth; siblings: Eugene (Kathy) Branham, Kenny (Debbie) Branham, and Linda (Mike) Slevodnik; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. His parents preceded him in death.

Family and friends are welcome on Friday, July 2, 2021 from 5-8 pm at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 10:30 am. Pastor Danny R. Miller will officiate the services with Neil Diemer assisting and burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Esta F Polachek says:

    Becky, so sorry for your loss. You have the comfort that your husband served the Lord and has finished his race. I will be praying for you and your family. Esta (Tackett) Polachek

  2. Robert and Bonnie Parsons says:

    Becky, our hearts are so heavy to learn of Daves passing. It shook us and we are sending so much love your way as you go through this new path in life. Stay strong and know God is walking with you, especially in your grief. God Bless, Rocky and Bonnie Parsons.

  3. Will & Terry Skipper says:

    Becky,So Sorry for Your Loss!
    God has called Dave because He Loves him and has a place for him. Im sure you know that Becky but still you will have an emptiness for awhile. But you know Dave loved you and your family and am sure he will be missed by many people. Keep relying on Jesus for your peace and faith. He is always with you. May God Bless You and Your Family through these hard times. Love Will and Terry

  4. Linda says:

    I’m so sorry Becky, we were so blessed to have had both of you Sunday at wings. Thanks for being a part of our family. U will be in my thoughts.

  5. Kim Mettille says:

    To Teanya, Kendra and Andrea (Ana)
    I’m so sorry for the loss if your dad.

    If you need anything, please call me and I will be there for you.
    Love you bunches

  6. Don Yoong says:

    Becky, you are in our prayers for peace and comfort. We love you

  7. Jaimie Williams says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Kendra and family. Our hearts and prayers are with you all! Love from Shawn and Jaimie Williams

  8. Fay Lowe says:

    Rejoicing for Dave and his New life with Father God, you will be missed, thank you for being the sunshine to so many!!! My heart is with you Becky and family the lord bless you all!!! Love Fay

  9. Bill and Sharon says:

    So Sorry Becky! Dave will be so missed! But we know where he is, and we will all see him again! We are Blessed to have known him, and to call you both friends! God Bless you, and your family!

  10. Sis says:

    Becky, sending you much love and prayers. Knowing Dave is rejoicing ,in heaven. He was such an inspiration. So greatful that I have met you and Dave. Hugs and prayers. Love you……

  11. Adam Reed says:


    You were the best stepfather any person could ever have.You went beyond the call of duty for my mother & i,others too.its a sad sad shame you left us suddenly.Many people are very affected & burdened.hats off to you,salutes.may the spirit world take good care of you now,be at peace.

    R.I.P David Branham

  12. Cindy From New Jersey says:

    Hi Becky .
    So sorry for your loss praying for comfort sending hugs from New Jersey hope to see you when you come this way again . Every time see red velvet cake I remember our discussion about how made and always will remember . We all always enjoyed your visits here .

    Cindy from the carpenter shop wildwood New Jersey

  13. John & Shanna says:

    David’s Spirit with his humor, gentleness, perseverance, faith, love in family and the body of Christ will be with us eternally! Memories from the heart. The Kopshina’s

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