John W. Bramble

December 24, 1937 - May 20, 2001

12/24/1937 - 05/20/2001

Past Services

Thursday May 24, 2001
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions
Thursday May 24, 2001
9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-0330 | Directions

BRAMBLE, John W., 63, of Wheeling, died Sunday, May 20, 2001, at home.

He was an independent insurance agent for Berry-Bippus and Chison Foose Insurance Co.; an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict; a Catholic; a member of the American Legion Post No. 1; a member of the Iola Club; Past President of the Bass Masters Federation; was on the Wednesday’s Oglebay Softball Team, and was an avid fisherman and book enthusiast.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Lucy Sala Bramble. Surviving are his wife, Marlene Miller Bramble; three sons, Jay and his wife, Tammy Bramble of Virginia Beach, Va., Evan and his wife, Becky Bramble of Southern, Md., and Patrick and his wife, Mary Ann of Las Vegas, Nev.; two daughters, Karrie Pitner and her husband, Ron of Wheeling, and Amy Ratcliffe and her husband, Chris of Virginia Beach, Va.; five grandchildren, Justin, Ryan, Mindy, John Eric and Ashley; several nieces and nephews; a special friend, Mike Young of Wheeling.

Friends received Thursday from 5 p.m. until time of services at 9 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, with the Rev. Raymond Jablinske officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 98 B East Cove Avenue, Wheeling.

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8 years ago

Hello John, we miss you very much, and know you are doing what you do best, reading that damn book in heaven. God is watching your family and they miss you very much.

Karrie Pitner
8 years ago

Hi, Dad Well its been a year now, and seems like you are on an extended fishing vacation, Please keep a watch over us. Love you Karrie, Mom , Justin and Ryan.xoxox

Marlene Bramble
8 years ago

It will soon be three years since you went away. We ALL miss you very much and wish with all our hearts you were here.

I hope God is taking good care of you……..