Frederick Branch, age 51, of Kingsley, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Munson Medical Center. He was born July 10, 1965 in Benzonia to Willie and Mary Evelyn (Nix) Branch.
Fred worked for Eagle Picher and Wendy's in Traverse City.
He loved to cook and fish. Fred was a huge sports fan. He enjoyed watching everything from football and basketball to tennis. He loved spending time with his family.
Fred had a big heart and he saw the best in everyone.
Fred will be greatly missed by his significant other, Victoria Nix; mother, Mary Evelyn Branch; children, Seantel Branch, Patrice (Cheng) Saechin, Dominic Branch, Symone Branch, Fredricka Branch, Orlando Moore, Arhmad Branch, Tabarius Moore, Lakesha Starks, Natasha Branch, Quennie Woodn, Tyrese Branch and Aaliyah Nix Branch; numerous grandchildren; and siblings, William Earl Branch, Albert Branch, Chris Branch, Gwenn Higgins and Michelle Montegue.
Fred was preceded in death by his father, Willie; and first wife, Ruby Lee Branch.
A visitation will be held Friday, March 24, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Covell Funeral Home in Kingsley.
Memorial contributions in Fred's name may be directed to the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Kingsley.
Published on  March 22, 2017