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First Sgt (Ret) John Brandenburg

First Sgt (Ret) John Brandenburg

Tuesday, December 5th, 1961 Saturday, May 4th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for First Sgt (Ret) John Brandenburg

First Sgt (Ret) John Brandenburg, 57, of Clarksville, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Skyline Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home with Full Military Honors to follow.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.
John entered into this life on December 5, 1961, in Oelwein, Iowa, son of the late, Robert and Joanne Gigle Brandenburg. He was a Retired Veteran of the United States Army and was currently a civilian contractor for AECOM, working as a technical helicopter inspector at Ft. Campbell. John enjoyed fishing and was an active lifetime member of the NRA.
Survivors include his companion, Lorna Caudill; children, Cameron Brandenburg, Courtney (Cody)Warren, Amber Brandenburg, and Autumn (Dillon) Walton; mother of his children, Christina Ralph; brother, Robert Brandenburg; sisters, Victoria Jarchow, and Jolene Brandenburg; grandchildren Cayden Warren, Colton Warren, and Remington Walton.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the NRA Foundation, 11250 Waples Mills Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 or the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 10:00am - 1:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019
    10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019
    1:00pm

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Patrick Jester

SFC Brandenburg was the very finest leader a soldier could follow! He mentored and inspired be to become who I am today! You are remembered and missed! Jethro will always be grateful!
Comment | Posted at 07:05pm via Condolence
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Gordon Blake

R.I.P. warrior.
John an I we’re roommates while stationed together in Katterbach, Germany, in 1981-1982. He was a fun loving person who liked to make people laugh. He took his work as a JUH-1H helicopter crew chief seriously, and could be counted on to get the job done. We shared many laughs together.
You will be missed. May God watch over your family.
Comment | Posted at 05:52pm via Condolence
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Mark Miles

Rest in peace, John. Had the privelige of serving with John in Katterback, Germany, from 1981 to 1983 time-frame. John was serving as a UH- 1 Huey mechanic/Helicopter Crewchief in SOTAS Detachment #2, which was flying experimental JUH-1H helicopters. He was a man who enjoyed life, yet took his job seriously.
Comment | Posted at 09:18pm via Condolence
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kenneth leon marthell sr

God bless John's family, i was there with you guys till 1982 when i PCS to Ft Hood. I know John will be missed, he was the kindest man I ever knew, used to laugh and joke with him all the time. 1SG Retired Kenneth marthell
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Aaron Pusser

John was my section sergeant when I joined the Hooter Bros. in 1986. I have many fond memories of that time that I will never forget.Above all I will remember him for his great integrity and sense of duty to his country under very difficult conditions.Rest in peace my friend and my heartfelt condolences to all your family and friends. Aaron Pusser
Comment | Posted at 06:22pm via Condolence
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Clermont Pin Doctors

We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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