OZARK…. Robert Ralph Brauer, Jr., a resident of Ozark, died Wednesday afternoon, September 12, 2018, at Flowers Hospital, Dothan. He was 55.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, September 16, 2018, in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel with Pastor Chad Ingle, of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens. Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Ozark is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brauer Scholarship Fund, c/o Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2454 Andrews Avenue, Ozark, AL 36360.
Mr. Brauer was born May 3, 1963 in Ozark, Alabama and was a 1981 Graduate of Carroll High School. He attended the University of Alabama and was a graduate of Troy University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Mr. Brauer was self-employed and until recently maintained his business. He enjoyed being with his lifelong friends and was an avid University of Alabama Football fan. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Ralph Brauer, Sr.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Kristi Hutto Brauer; his daughter, Claire Brauer; his son, Coleman Brauer; mother, Barbara Mobley Brauer, all of Ozark; two sisters, Jeanie Flowers (McDavid, Sr.) and Christina Oresti, all of Dothan; brother, Mike Brauer (Lottie), Ozark; nieces and nephews, McDavid Flowers, Jr. (Caroline), Jeanie Flowers Mann (Caleb), Christina Flowers Holloway (Lanford), Charles Flowers, Martin Flowers, Tazewell Flowers, Hubbert Brauer Couch, Isabella Christina Oresti, and Elizabeth Tuttle (Matt); great nieces and great-nephews, Margaret Camille Flowers, Mary Ellen Mann, Elizabeth Grace Mann and Mary Mac Tuttle; mother-in-law, Sara York Brogden (Earl), Ozark; brother-in-law, Alan Hutto, Dothan.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Doug Beverly, Johnny Oliver, Jeff Chancey, Chris Barranco, Rick Barranco, and Mike Walker.
"Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest." Joshua 1:9
Celeste Barkett KillpackRio Rancho, NM
Taken way to young! Remember all those Friday night bowling trips to Ft Rucker. Great memories. Sending prayers for the loved ones left behind. Remember Robert may be gone , but your memories of him will be forever! Praying for the family.
Lisa Greiner DodsonHubbard Lake, MI
I am so sorry to hear about Robert. Prayers for the family.
David KempPensacola, FL
We are so sorry... our sympathy , thoughts and prayers are with you all .. Robert was a wonderful person and sweet friend ..
David & Linda MillerOzark, AL
Eric CzarneckiMarco Island, FL
He was a very kind man. Praying for Kristy and your family!
Sharon Payne BlondheimPass Christian, MS
I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.
Donny DavenportOrlando, FL
Robert, we will miss you dearly. Thanks for being a friend early in life! May we all see you in Heaven some day!
Rob ArcherDecatur, AL
Robert is top notch A # 1. Always with a smile and a great person. Dearly missed! Thanks for all you did.
Scot ColemanLubbock, TX
So sorry Kristi thinking of you and the children Robert will be missed
Melony SnellAritom, AL
So sorry for your loss! Love you and praying for you.
Felicia McDanielMidland City, AL
Kristi, Mike and all the family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
I will never forget the times we tailgated together at UA.
Chris DavisMontgomery, AL
Sure was saddened to hear about Robert passing! My condolences to the Brauer family! R.I.P. Robert!
John FarishDothan, AL
Prayers for God‘s love and peace be with the Brauer Family.
Frank AvrettAtlanta, GA
I love you dearly, Kristi! You are in my prayers always! 💛
Stephanie JonesOzark, AL
Amy D WickerOzark, AL
Robert you will be missed everyday my friend.
Johnny OliverOzark, AL
So sorry for your loss
Terry BludsworthOzark, AL