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John F. Brannigan

The Woodville Republican of Woodville, Mississippi

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Graveside services for John F. Brannigan, 76, of Woodville, were held at the Brannigan Family Cemetery near Woodville at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 2, 2015, conducted by Reverend Howard Peak and Pastor Fred H. Elder.

Mr. Brannigan was born on April 26, 1939, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the late John Edward Brannigan and Dorothy Bonk Brannigan. He died at his residence on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

He was a retired captain of the Tampa, Florida, police department and was a Baptist.

Survivors include three sons, Christopher Brannigan of Titusville, Florida, Michael Brannigan of Tampa, Florida, and Jimmy Johnston of Clarksville, Georgia; one sister, Penny Elder of Burnsville, North Carolina; and four grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Brannigan.

Newman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Original Publication Date: November 5, 2015

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