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Roy George Brackman, 98

Roy George Brackman, age 98, of Hawthorne, California, formerly of Waynesburg, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020.

Born Thursday, March 10, 1921 in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late Leo & Ella Kastrup Brackman. Roy was the widower of the late Emma B. “Tootie” Brown Brackman, who preceded him in death Thursday, March 5, 1998.

Roy was a United States WWII Army Veteran, who served his country 1942-1945. Roy worked as an assistant grocery store manager and was a bartender for many years. He was a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church in the Ottenheim community of Lincoln County, Kentucky.

Roy leaves behind one son, Robert C. Brackman (Jan) of Hawthorne, California; two grandchildren, Robert A. Brackman and Angaleen Jacobson both of Hawthorne; and one great-granddaughter, Alina Vasari of Hawthorne. In addition to his wife and parents, Roy was preceded in death by one son, Alan L. Brackman; and one brother, Paul Lee Brackman.

A Funeral Mass will be held 12:00PM Friday, March 27, 2020 at St. Sylvester Catholic Church with Rev. John List officiating the service. Burial, with Full Military Honors performed by the Caswell-Saufley Post #18 of the American Legion, will follow at 2:30PM at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

The Viewing will be held 10AM-12PM Friday, March 27, 2020 at the church. Memorial Contributions suggested to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Fox & Friend Funeral Home, Stanford, Kentucky, is entrusted with Roy’s local arrangements. Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.