|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1914|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 2011|
Cloyd Bert Brackin, 91, of Frostproof passed away Friday, September 16, 2011 at his residence.
He was born August 23, 1914 in Frostproof to the late Quincy & Mae (Whidden) Brackin; he was a lifelong resident and one of its oldest native born citizens. He spent three years in the European Theater during World War II, serving in the U.S. Army and received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and five Battle Stars. He retired after 32 years with the Mulberry Construction Company as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the American Legion, Woodmen of the World and the International Union of Operating Engineers. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Bert was preceded in death by his wife 51 years, Mary Brackin in 1992; three brothers, Spoman Brackin, Lloyd Brackin and Ray Brackin; one sister, Gwen Holloway. Survivors include his wife, Nelma S. Brackin; two sisters, Winifred Nelson and Barbara Blankenship both of Panama City; and many nieces and nephews.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home
Silver Hill Cemetery
Created by: Donna McPherson
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