Arthur Henry Brainard

December 5, 1912 - April 22, 2003

12/05/1912 - 04/22/2003

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Service
Thursday April 24, 2003
Brainard Family
1445 N. Great Neck Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA
757-496-2620 | Directions
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Service
Thursday April 24, 2003
2:00 pm
Wycliffe Presbyterian Church
1445 N. Great Neck Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA
757-496-2620 | Directions
Service
Brainard Family
1445 N. Great Neck Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA
757-496-2620 | Directions
Additional Information:

Reception to follow service

Arthur H. Brainard
VIRGINIA BEACH — Arthur Henry Brainard, 90, went to be with the Lord April 22, 2003, at Seaside Health Care facility.

Mr. Brainard was a resident of Virginia Beach for more than 24 years moving here from New England. A World War II veteran, he served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps where he was awarded Medals of Honor and served overseas for more than 3 1/2 years. After the war, he worked as a heavy equipment operator and ended up as a captain in the fire department in Connecticut. He was also a former member of the American Legion and model airplane clubs.

Arthur H. Brainard was the beloved husband to Verna Brainard for 55 years and is also survived by two brothers, Curtis and Howard Brainard of Connecticut; and nephew, Hubert Brainard and wife, Sherry of Martinsville, Va.; and several nieces, nephews and special friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wycliffe Presbyterian Church, 1445 N. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach, with Dr. Jim Alexander officiating. A reception to follow at the church with a private committal service to be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad, to the Wycliffe Presbyterian Church or to the Seaside Health Care Employees Fund. You can also visit the memorial at altmeyer.com.

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Rick and Pat Wood
8 years ago

Verna,

We’re so sorry. Art brought alot of joy, fun, and laughter to so many people. You could write a book called “The Adventures of Arthur Brainard.” 😮 He’ll be truly missed.. You and your family will be close in our prayers. I’m sending you a hug, can you feel it?

I love you, Pat