Jimmy Lee Branch, 73, husband of Jeania Rogers Branch and a resident of Wardtown, VA, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019, at his residence. A native of Julian, NC, he was the son of the late Buddy Jimmy Branch and the late Ester Staley Branch. He was a retired carpenter, long time employee of Shore Fertilizer and member of Exmore Baptist Church.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by three sons, Tim Branch and his wife, Kris, of Exmore, Richard Branch and his wife, Heather, of Eastville, VA, and David Branch and his wife, Tonya, of Exmore; a sister, Joyce Branch of Newport News, VA; a brother, Donnie Branch of Newport News; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be conducted Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Doughty Funeral Home with Reverend Jonathan Carpenter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SPCA Eastern Shore, Inc., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA 23418.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.