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George Ed Brackeen

May 10, 1949 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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George Brackeen Obituary

George Ed Brackeen was born on May 10, 1949, to King B. and Viola Marcella (Snell) Brackeen in Fort Worth, Texas. He transitioned to eternity with his Lord on January 16, 2024, in Garland, Texas.

George attended a catholic school and Rosedale Elementary School as a child. He later attended Dunbar High School where he was a member of the ROTC. Upon graduation from high school, he went on to attend East Texas State University where he received an associate degree. George served in the United States Army where was a helicopter pilot and warrant officer. He also worked for the United States Postal Service. After 45 years of service, he retired. George will be fondly remembered for his work as a representative in EEOC cases all over Texas and beyond. He passionately believed in equal justice for all.

Among many hobbies and interests, George was an avid photographer; he took many wedding and reunion photos of families all over the metroplex. He also delighted in hunting and fishing.

George united with Providence Baptist Church and gave his life to Christ at an early age. He later united with the First Baptist Church of Hamilton Park and Life Church DFW.

Those left to cherish lasting memories include his loving and devoted wife, Mary J. Brackeen; his son, Eliyon Brackeen of Fort Worth, Texas; his daughters, T’Keyah Brackeen and Tiffani Milton of Richardson, Texas; his grandsons, A’Marei King Brackeen and Heshimu Boyd; his granddaughters – A’Laya Celeste Brackeen, Amora Solei Brackeen, and Jaydra Milton; his great-granddaughter, Aeris Victoria Luna; his sister, Avis Brackeen Qualls of Arlington, Texas; his brother, Joe Brackeen of Washington, D.C.; his niece, Qelsi N. Qualls of Fort Worth, Texas; and a host of other relatives and friends.  

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 2, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Chamberland Funerals & Cremations
333 West Avenue D
Garland, TX 75040

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
Hamilton Park United Methodist Church
11881 Schroeder Road
Dallas, TX 75243

Interment with Military Honors
Monday
February 5, 2024

9:00 AM
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery (DFW National Cemetery)
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211

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