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Roger Dale Branscum

Roger Dale Branscum, age 63, of rural Havana passed away at 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 5 in rural Fulton County. He was born October 19, 1957 in Beardstown the son of Noah and Margie (Hall) Branscum. He married Kimberley Jo Noble on September 28, 1991 in Havana and she survives. Dale is also survived by his sisters, Deborah Davis (Kent) and Kathy Mitchell all of Mt. Sterling, three sons, Christopher Kolves (Katie) of Macomb, Brent Kolves (Sadie) of Albuquerque,New Mexico and Clinton Kolves of Havana, two granddaughters Aliyah Kolves and Brelynn Kolves and numerous other beloved family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Dale worked and managed Otter Creek Sand and Gravel for 40 years and was a member and Deacon of the Southern Baptist Church in Havana. He was a graduate of Brown County High School in Mt. Sterling with the class of 1975. Dale was an avid fisherman who always enjoyed camping and spending time with his family and friends. His family always mattered the most in his life. We know that Dale deserves a beautiful tribute and understand that under normal circumstances many friends would love to attend. But sadly due to the current health situation and under the direction of the local health department, the services are to be conducted with only family members in attendance. Friends are encouraged to watch Dale’s services streaming live at 1:00p.m. Thursday, March 11 on the funeral home website at We also encourage the community to leave a condolence or remembrance on the website for the family. There will be a public visitation from 10:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling. Social distancing guidelines will be observed and face masks are required. Memorials are suggested to the Havana Southern Baptist Church. The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements.


  1. Rita Hardy on March 9, 2021 at 7:41 pm

    The memories I have were always fun ones. We enjoyed going on the river and playing. It was Dale, Kim, Randy Davison and me. It’s been a long time. So sorry for your loss. May God give you peace. Thoughts are with you. Rita (Kirk) Hardy.

  2. Rita (Kirk) Hardy on March 9, 2021 at 7:46 pm

    So sorry for your loss. May God give you peace🙏🙏🙏🙏

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