Samuel Chris Brasel, Jr.July 24, 1946 - January 12, 2023
Posted on January 15, 2023 at 1:53 PM • 1 Comment
Samuel Chris Brasel, Jr., of London, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023. He was born July 24, 1946, in Corbin, Kentucky.
Chris was a 1964 graduate of Corbin High School where he played football for the Corbin Redhounds. He later served his country in the United States Air Force in the Vietnam War, and was currently a member of the American Legion Post 88. He was employed for 31 years in civil service and toured the world before retiring.
Chris enjoyed morning visits with his sisters and visiting his friend, Danny Wallen. He loved cooking and family gatherings. Traveling to Ohio to visit family and hunting with his friend, Keith Sanders, were also favorite pastimes.
He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Brasel, Sr.; mother, Virginia Brasel Turnblazer; granddaughter, Alexa Alexander; and great-grandson, Daxton Alexander.
Chris leaves behind his devoted spouse, Thelia “Teeta” Marcum; son, Michael Brasel; daughter, Audie Games and husband Marcus; daughter, Necia Chaney and husband Jesse; step-children: Christopher White and wife Stacy and their son, T.J. Thurmond, and Tate White and sons Donovan and Ryder White; great-grandchildren: Ariel Alexander, Simon Games, and Zoe Games; three sisters: Arlene Perkins Lynch, Janice Gregory and husband James, and Sharon Jervis; and nephews and nieces: Kyle Perkins, Jerry Chris Perkins and wife Sandy, Jodie Perkins, Kelly Blackwood, Jenny Coffey, Karen Trett, Brent Gregory and wife Michelle, John Calvin Jervis and wife Sandy, and Keith Jervis and wife Emily. He is also survived by other relatives and special friends.
Loved by many, Chris will be deeply missed.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 17, 2023, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 88 Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 P.M. Tuesday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.