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James "Jamie" Terrill Branscum

August 29, 1978 — October 22, 2014

James "Jamie" Terrill Branscum of Whitley City, Kentucky, departed this life on October 22, 2014 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital being 36 years, 1 month and 23 days old.  He was born in Somerset, Kentucky on August 29, 1978, the son of Carol (Keith) Branscum.

Jamie was a correctional officer and kitchen supervisor at the United States Federal Penitentiary in McCreary County, Kentucky.  He was a member of Resurrection Life Christian Center where he was heavily involved in all aspects of his church, a co-sponsor and leader for Celebrate Recovery, and a head mentor and volunteer at the Lord's Gym Sports Outreach Center.  He was an avid UK basketball and football fan and loved all types of music such as Christian and country.  He was also proud of his role in the job he held at the prison.  He was a gentle giant in the lives of so many people.  Jamie was a selfless and giving person who was loved by all.

Jamie is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Roy Keith and Leona 'Granny Keith;' Bill Branscum, cousins, Kevin Keith and April Keith; an uncle, BJ Keith.

He is survived by his loving mother, Carol Branscum of Whitley City, Kentucky and many special cousins, aunts, uncles, and numerous other friends and relatives to whom he was very close.

Funeral services for Mr. Jamie Branscum will conducted on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Resurrection Life Christian Center with Pastor Braxton King and Dean Stork officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mill Creek Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Lord's Gym at P.O. Box 129, Pine Knot, Kentucky 42635.

Jamie's body will lie in state one hour prior to service.

Visitation will be on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 6pm at McCreary County Funeral Home.

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Friday, October 24, 2014

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