William Gerald Brackin, 70 of Douglasville, passed away Sunday, April 14. He was born Sept. 14, 1942 in Dothan, AL. the son of the late Joseph Renalda Brackin and the late Bobbie Louise Garner Brackin. He married Annie Laurie Martin on Aug. 21, 1965 in Atlanta. He retired from Cronwell Tools where he worked as a salesman. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and woodworking. Mr. Brackin was a member of Douglasville Baptist Temple.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, David Brackin. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Annie Laurie Martin Brackin of Douglasville; one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and James Patterson of Corbin City, NJ; one son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Wendy Brackin of Douglasville; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Priscilla and John Cheek of Acworth; and Patricia Moore of Blackshear; one brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Carol Brackin of Villa Rica; six grandchildren, Bailey, Maddox, Dashel, Paul, Cana, and Geneva; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family received friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Douglas Chapel, Tuesday. Funeral Services were conducted Wednesday from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Douglasville with Pastor Neal Beard officiating. Musical selections were provided by Michael Coward and Gale Golder.
Interment followed at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Flowers accepted or those desiring to do so may make memorial contributions in memory of Mr. William Brackin to the Douglasville Baptist Temple, Mission Fund, Post Office Box 6958, Douglasville, Georgia 30154.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Douglasville is in charge of arrangements, 770-942-2311.