Easton Oliver Branham, 2, beloved son of Jeffrey Otto Branham and Heather Atkinson Branham, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at McLeod Hospital (PICU).
Easton was born December 18, 2013, in Sumter. He loved dirt bikes, dinosaurs, sharks and books of all kinds. He was a very vibrant child and he had a light about him that touched many lives.
Surviving besides his parents of Manning are a big brother, Holden Otto Branham; a baby sister due in October; paternal grandparents, Jeff and Renee Branham of Greeleyville; maternal grandmother, Chris Ridgill of Manning and maternal grandfather, Stephen Atkinson of Greeleyville; two maternal great grandmothers, Christine Ridgill of Manning and Sue Atkinson of Greeleyville; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 6, 2016, at Manning First Baptist Church with Rev. Nick Erickson officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Hardin, Thomas Mouzon, Wade Greene and Brandon Atkinson.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2016, at Stephens Funeral Home and at other times at the residence, 655 Woodside Drive, Manning.
The family would like to thank all of the Williamsburg County first responders and the doctors and nurses of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of McLeod Hospital.
Memorials may be made to Stephens Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org