John Franklin Braswell, Jr.

August 14, 1956 ~ October 9, 2021 (age 65)


John Franklin Braswell, Jr. went home to live with Jesus on Saturday, October 9, 2021. John was born to John and La Vonne Braswell on August 14, 1956. He was married to Cheri Braswell for 40 years.

John joined the United States Navy after high school. He lived in Southern California until the last 5 years of his life.

He attended Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He loved Jesus and was active in the various ministries in every church he ever attended.  He also worked for many years at Whittier Christian High School in Southern California.

He loved music and loved to lead singing in his church.  John actively attended the Cowboy Church in Sanford, but called Pleasant Hill Baptist in Pittsboro his home.

John loved spending time with his family, and adored his grandchildren.

John is survived by his wife, Cheri, son Jonathan Braswell, daughter-in-law Bianca, grandson Jonathan Trey, granddaughter Breeza Lee, brothers Kevin (June) and Ron.

A celebration of life service will be held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on Saturday, October 30th at 2PM with Reverend Robert Elmore and Reverend Jerry Shelton presiding.  The family will receive friends after the service inside the church fellowship building.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made in John's memory to Pleasant Hill Baptist, 1309 N. Pea Ridge Road, Pittsboro, NC  27312 or Cool Water Cowboy Church, 1852 Asbury Church Rd., Sanford, NC  27330.

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Celebration of Life
October 30, 2021

2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
1309 N Pea Ridge Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312

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