|Birth: ||May 1, 1940|
Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 2001|
Thank you for visiting Brand. Your visit is very appreciated by our family. God bless.
༺⊰❁ He was an excellant artist. When I first met him I was still very young and he taught me how to shade with a pencil and how to blend colors when coloring. He also taught me about flesh colors and what colors to blend together to aquire various skin tones. I remember thinking he was a pretty nifty guy, but I informed him he was not the one! He asked what I meant. I informed him he was not the boyfriend I was looking for though he was pretty good at blending colors. He laughed and told me it was a good thing since he was already Elva Mae's boyfriend and if he was my boyfriend, too, it would be a problem.
He worked for Carlisle & Finch as a tool and dye maker until the mid 1970s. He moved his family in the middle of the night without a word. We found them again living in Hagerstown, Indiana about 1980. In the later 1980s they moved to Ruby, Arkansas.
Brand loved John Wayne! Anything John Wayne! He watched every movie he made numerous times and had paintings of him hanging up throught his home. So, here is a tribute to you, Brand, and to John Wayne. I hope you found your El Dorado in heaven.
"Over the mountains of the moon, down the valley of the shadow, ride boldy ride," the shade replied,"if you seek for El Dorado." ~Edgar Allen Poe
Elvis Presley was Brand and Elva Mae's favorite singer and had the oppertunity to see him preform once in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He died due to heart disease in the hospital in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He will always be missed. May he rest in God's peace.
A heart felt Thank You to In Loving Memory, Maggie for lovingly sponsoring this memorial. Ms. Maggie's kindness will always be remembered.
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Elva Mae Sterling Whitlock (1947 - 2003)*
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Mary♥lee
Record added: Mar 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106037639