Edward Virgil Branson, age 77, of Prescott, Ariz., passed into glory Saturday, April 20, 2013. A 1954 graduate of Delta High, Ed served in the Navy, Naval Reserves and Arizona Army National Guard, retiring in 1995 as a Chief Warrant Officer.
He married Verna Lee Ort in 1959.
Ed first taught art at Redlands High in California and later developed the art program as a founding faculty member at Yavapai College in Prescott, retiring in 2000. He continued to be active as an artist after retirement.
Mr. Branson is survived by his wife, Verna; son, Mark; daughter, Christie; and eight grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held May 11 at First Baptist Church in Prescott.
Please visit hansenmortuary.com to place online condolences.
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